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Polygonum convolvulus

Polygonum convolvulus L.

Polygonum convolvulus L. var. convolvulus

Bilderdykia convolvulus (L.) Dumort.

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) Á. Löve

Reynoutria convolvulus (L.) Shinners

Tiniaria convolvulus (L.) Webb & Moq.

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) A. Löve

Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyPolygonaceaeKnotweed or smartweed family
GenusPolygonumGreek poly, “many,” and gonu, “knee,” for the swollen jointed stems
SpeciesconvolvulusFrom Latin convolvere, “to twine around”

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Polygonum convolvulus description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/18/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/18/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/11/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

Note the climbing False Buckwheat (Polygonum scandens) overtaking the loosestrife. · 7/28/2009 · Near Nashua River Boat Ramp, Groton, MA
≈ 30 × 44" (75 × 112 cm)

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/3/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/18/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/3/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/3/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Polygonum convolvulus (Black Bindweed, Wild Buckwheat, False Buckwheat)

9/3/2009 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (14 × 22 cm) ID is uncertain

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