Calflora
Taxon  Report   11011    
Persicaria maculosa  Gray
Spotted ladysthumb
Persicaria maculosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Persicaria
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Polygonum persicaria

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum persicaria
ICPN: Polygonum fusiforme
More information about  Persicaria maculosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (POPE3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: Feb 21, 2019).