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Brunnichia ovata

Brunnichia ovata (Walter) Shinners

American buckwheat vine

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Brunnichia cirrhosa, Rajania ovata

USDA Symbol: BROV4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate , Truncate
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , KY , LA , MO , MS , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1080 Collected 2007-08-30 in Marion County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Brunnichia ovata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Brunnichia ovata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Brunnichia ovata


Record Modified: 2012-09-03
Research By: DEW

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