Calflora
Taxon  Report   10251    
Polygonum aviculare  L.
Prostrate knotweed
Polygonum aviculare, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Polygonum aviculare var. vegetum
PLANTS: Polygonum heterophyllum
PLANTS: Polygonum monspeliense
More information about  Polygonum aviculare
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (POAV)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).