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Wild Buckwheat (Black bindweed)
Polygonum convolvulus L.
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- Landscape beds, prairie plantings, gardens
- Annual twining or trailing plant
- Stems and branches are hairless and grow up to 6’
- Leaves are arrowhead-shaped with pointed leaf tip
- Lower leaves are broader than upper leaves
- Flowers are greenish pink, droop slightly and grow in clusters of 2-6 flowers
- Deep taproot
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