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Weed Seed: Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus)

Family

Polygonaceae

Synonyms

Polygonum convolvulus

Distribution in Canada

Found in Canada

Duration of life cycle

Annual

Seed/Fruit type

Seed identification features

Size

Shape

Surface texture

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Other structures

Similar species

Prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare)

Photos

Photo - Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) achene covered by papery covering
Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) achene covered by papery covering
Photo - Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) achene without papery covering
Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) achene without papery covering
Photo - Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) single seed found within achene (fruit)
Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) single seed found within achene (fruit)
Photo - Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) group of achenes and a single seed
Wild buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus) group of achenes and a single seed

Similar species

Photo - Similar species: Prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare) achenes
Similar species: Prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare) achenes
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