- any of several knotty-stemmed plants belonging to the genus Polygonum, of the buckwheat family.
Origin of knotweed
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Japanese knotweed, for all its invasive attributes, was an ornamental plant for the Victorians.The Best of Brit Lit
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- any of several polygonaceous plants of the genus Polygonum, having small flowers and jointed stems
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