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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A member of the buckwheat family, knotwood spreads around three feet a month with its roots travelling more than 10ft deep and spreading up to 21ft in every direction.
Along with sorrel, rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is part of the buckwheat family.
despite being a popular sweet treat, rhubarb is actually a veg and is part of the buckwheat family