Plant A Day – Buckwheat

Buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum

Buckwheat
Fagopyrum esculentum

Buckwheat is one of those plants that is cultivated enough that it escapes cultivation and is occasionally found in a natural setting.  There are several plants in this genre that are considered to be part of the fauna of Indiana.

Buckwheat is quite healthy for you, and makes great pancakes!

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