Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1127

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish/White/Pink/Red
Bisexual
5-parted calyx (rarely 4 or 6)
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown/Greenish-brown Black
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polygonum spp.   FAMILY Polygonaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum spp.   FAMILY Polygonaceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-04-000 (01-05):
Polygonum spp. (Knotweed)   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Knotweed


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