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common name for certain members of the Polygonaceae, a family of herbs and shrubs found chiefly in north temperate areas and having a characteristic pungent juice containing oxalic acid. Species native to the United States are most common in the West.
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The increased number of pests on California buckwheat during summer was caused primarily by Lygus bugs.
Yet the heavier brush - like sages, California buckwheat, scrub oak, ceanothus and mountain lilac - is brimming with moisture and much less likely to grow dry this season and fall prey to fire.
Agapanthus, blue hibiscus, California buckwheat, and perennial statice are strong in summer.

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