Taxon  Report   11006 
Persicaria amphibia  (L.) Gray p.p.
Water smartweed
Persicaria amphibia
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Persicaria amphibia
© 2010 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Persicaria amphibia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Persicaria amphibia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Persicaria amphibia
© 2003 Tom Annese
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Persicaria
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Persicaria coccinea
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium var. emersum
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium var. stipulaceum
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium
More information about  Persicaria amphibia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (POAME)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2016).

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