Taxon  Report   11034 
Polygonum aviculare  L.  ssp. depressum  (Meisn.) Arcang.
Prostrate knotweed
Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
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Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
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Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
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Genus: Polygonum
Parent Record Polygonum aviculare
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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ICPN: Polygonum arenastrum
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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: Sep 20, 2018).

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