Calflora
Taxon  Report   11034    
Polygonum aviculare  L.  ssp. depressum  (Meisn.) Arcang.
Prostrate knotweed
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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Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Polygonum
Parent: Polygonum aviculare
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

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Polygonum arenastrum
More information about  Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2019).