Taxon  Report   11009 
Persicaria hydropiper  (L.) Opiz
Common smartweed
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Persicaria hydropiper, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Persicaria
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
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TJM2: Polygonum hydropiper
More information about  Persicaria hydropiper
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 06, 2016).

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