Taxon  Report   11014    
Persicaria punctata  (Elliott) Small
Dotted smartweed
Persicaria punctata
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Persicaria punctata
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Persicaria punctata
© 2009 John W. Wall
Persicaria punctata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Persicaria punctata
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Persicaria
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Polygonum punctatum var. punctatum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum var. confertiflorum
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum var. ellipticum
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More information about  Persicaria punctata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Nov 21, 2018).

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