Taxon  Report   11006 
Persicaria amphibia  (L.) Gray p.p.
Water smartweed

Persicaria amphibia
© 2010 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Persicaria amphibia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Persicaria amphibia
© 2003 Tom Annese
Genus: Persicaria
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Persicaria amphibia

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Polygonum amphibium var. emersum
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Persicaria coccinea
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium var. emersum
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium var. stipulaceum
TJM2: Polygonum amphibium
 Information about  Persicaria amphibia  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT