buckwheat family


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Noun1.buckwheat family - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zonebuckwheat family - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Polygonales, Polygonales - coextensive with the family Polygonaceae,
genus Polygonum, Polygonum - diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions
Fagopyrum, genus Fagopyrum - buckwheat; in some classifications included in the genus Polygonum
genus Eriogonum - North American herbs of the buckwheat family
genus Rheum, Rheum - rhubarb
genus Rumex, Rumex - docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
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despite being a popular sweet treat, rhubarb is actually a veg and is part of the buckwheat family
The buckwheat family (Polygonaceae) consists almost entirely of ornamental perennials, many of which are drought tolerant, including the popular pink buttons ground cover (Polygonum capitatum) that is grown in partial shade.
Severns suspects the host plant may be the native dock, a tall, coarse member of the buckwheat family.