Taxon  Report   6765 
Polygonum phytolaccifolium  Meisn. ex Small  (not an active name)
Alpine knotweed,  Poke knotweed, Pokeweed knotweed
Polygonum phytolaccifolium
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Polygonum phytolaccifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Polygonum phytolaccifolium
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Polygonum
Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aconogonon phytolaccifolium
PLANTS: Aconogonum phytolaccifolium var. glabrum
PLANTS: Aconogonum phytolaccifolium
NOTE: Polygonum phytolaccifolium is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Polygonum phytolaccifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 22, 2018).

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