Brunnichia ovata (American Buckwheat Vine)

Brunnichia ovata, also known as American Buckwheat Vine, Buchwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops or Redvine, is a native wildflower of the USA. It is most commonly found in Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), and Texas (TX). In its natural habitat, it can grow to a maximum of 40 feet in length.

Brunnichia ovata is an attractive and hardy wildflower that blooms from early summer through fall in shades of white, yellow and pink. It produces small flowers along the entire vine that are full of nectar and common to find bees and other pollinators gathering around them. The foliage is a light green color, giving the vines an elegant look as they climb up poles or fences.

Brunnichia ovata Information

Common NamesAmerican Buckwheat Vine, Buchwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine
Native to USAAL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA
SizeUp to 40 feet long

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brunnichia ovata edible?

No, Brunnichia ovata is not edible.

Is Brunnichia ovata an invasive species?

No, Brunnichia ovata is not an invasive species and is native to the Southwest USA.