Wild buckwheat â¦ Plant database entry for Climbing False Buckwheat (Fallopia scandens) with 9 images, one comment, and 35 data details. Invasive and Exotic Vines . For more information on each species, including the listing sources, images, and publication links, click on â¦ The broadly used generic name, Polygonum, is a combination of the Greek Poly, âmanyâ, and gonon, âknees â¦ The other native, Climbing False Buckwheat (Fallopia scandens), is similar to Black-bindweed as it lacks the cilia fringe at the leaf nodes and its flower clusters are also generally unbranched, but its small obscure flowers develop quickly into large hanging fruits with prominent wings on the three outer tepals and its mature seeds â¦ Invasive: A species that causes environmental harm. The following species have been listed on an invasive species list or noxious weed law in North America. Photo: Logan Senack, UConn Closeâup of native climbing false buckwheat leaf. The slender stems are light green to bright red and round, angular, or slightly ridged. Once the plant has bloomed and produced seeds, your property will forever have this vine. The wild buckwheat leaves are much more spade or arrow like than bindweed. × New and Unread Tree-Mails. Like many weeds, it has several common names, such as climbing knotweed, black bindweed, and corn bindweed. Give me a wild buckwheat seedling any day! According to the Compendium, our guy, climbing hempvine, is only found within its native range. Climbing False Buckwheat& Black Bindweed Native climbing false buckwheat flowers and winged fruits. Invasive herbaceous vine ... Mileâaâminute Vine vs. Also known as bluevine, climbing milkweed, dogâs-collar, Enslenâs vine, peavine, sandvine, smooth anglepod, or smooth swallow-wort, honeyvine milkweed is aggressive and invasive. Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Class Magnoliopsida > Order Caryophyllales > Family Polygonaceae > Genus Fallopia Climbing False Buckwheat â¦ Black bindweed is a fast growing weedy annual plant that can be invasive. scandens. If you let it grow and bloom, be sure to remove the plant before it goes to seed to prevent future unwanted recurrence. But the easiest way to tell the difference is the flowers. Climbing False Buckwheat Fallopia scandens (LInnaeus) Holub Synonyms: Bilderdykia scandens, Polygonum acadens, Polygonum scandens var. Climbing false buckwheat is a perennial plant that can have showy flowers but is fast growing and aggressive. Close × Share This Page. The only place where the â¦ Common Names: Climbing false buckwheat (1), false buckwheat (4) Etymology: âFallopiaâ is named in honor of the 16th century Italian anatomist Gabriello Fallopio, âScandensâ comes from the Latin scansus, âto climbâ. Reports that it has been introduced, naturalized and become invasive in places like Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific might be due to misidentification and that the real villain is M. micranthia, mile-a-minute. Read about â¦ Climbing Buckwheat Fallopia scandens Knotweed family (Polygonaceae) Description: This herbaceous perennial plant is a twining vine up to 20' long that can climb adjacent vegetation and fences, otherwise it sprawls across the ground. Invasive species are very aggressive and out-compete and displace native flora and fauna.