Taxon  Report   11012 
Persicaria orientalis  (L.) Spach
Kiss me over the garden gate
Persicaria orientalis
© 2010 Jean Pawek
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Persicaria orientalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Persicaria orientalis
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Genus: Persicaria
escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Polygonum orientale
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Polygonum orientale
More information about  Persicaria orientalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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