wild buckwheat

Origin of wild buckwheat

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby wild buckwheat

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How to use wild buckwheat in a sentence

  • Certain fields under the plow are always infested with "blind nettles," others with wild buckwheat, black blindweed, or cockle.

    A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
  • The white dock, sometimes called wild buckwheat, nods on its slender stalks two feet above the earth.

    Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
  • He crouched close, a mere lump of demoralization, behind a veil of wild buckwheat.

    The Long Roll | Mary Johnston
  • Why, last winter, Mrs. Chipmunk and I had a miserable time living through the winter on wild buckwheat!

  • My grandfather would have starved rather than eat wild buckwheat!