Taxon  Report   11014    
Persicaria punctata  (Elliott) Small
Dotted smartweed
Persicaria punctata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Persicaria
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Polygonum punctatum var. punctatum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum var. confertiflorum
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum var. ellipticum
ICPN: Polygonum punctatum var. punctatum
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More information about  Persicaria punctata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).