Taxon  Report   6758 
Polygonum minimum  S. Watson
Broadleaf knotweed,  Leafy dwarf knotweed, Little mountain knotweed
Polygonum minimum
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Polygonum minimum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Polygonum minimum
© 2012 Steve Matson
Polygonum minimum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Polygonum minimum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Polygonum
Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Polygonum minimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 19, 2018).

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