1. Fagopyrum esculentum Moench (C. and E-As.) – A common but ephemeral alien. At present usually associated with birdseed, formerly also a weed of arable land or a wool alien. Most often seen on dumps, by roads and railway tracks, near grain mills in port areas, in urban habitats (from discarded birdseed),…
Formerly also cultivated as a crop plant on a small scale in parts of Belgium, for instance in the Kempen and Ardennes (Lawalrée 1953a).
Lawalrée A (1953a) Polygonaceae. In: Robyns W. (ed.), Flore Générale de Belgique, vol. 1, fasc. 2. Jardin Botanique de l’Etat, Bruxelles: 237-305.
Ohnishi O. (1998) Search for the wild ancestor of buckwheat III. The wild ancestor of cultivated common buckwheat, and of Tartary buckwheat. Econ. Bot.52: 123-133.