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Fagopyrum cymosum. Perennial buckwheat. The plants, leaves and seeds are edible they can be eaten raw or cooked. Seeds can also be dried and ground into a powder. Great for anti inflammatory, antispasmodic hypotensive properties. Great to treat menstrual cramps and inflammations. As a garden plant it is attractive in a woodland garden to create and texture with attractive green blushed red leaves and pretty tiny white flowers. Herbaceous. Full shade to part shade is best. 1m by 2m.

Fagopyrum cymosum

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