Taxon  Report   10251 
Polygonum aviculare  L.
Prostrate knotweed

Polygonum aviculare
© 2008 Keir Morse
Polygonum aviculare, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Polygonum aviculare
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Genus: Polygonum
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Polygonum aviculare var. vegetum
PLANTS: Polygonum heterophyllum
PLANTS: Polygonum monspeliense
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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