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Climbing False Buckwheat (Polygonum scandens)
Image ID: 2015/ar125LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
Height: 5 to 10 ft. (vine)
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.15 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Fused petals, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Notes: Heart-shaped leaf, red stem.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.