Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3187

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in barnyards, disturbed areas, garden edges, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Deep pink/ Red
Mostly bisexual
5-parted calyx
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Nutlet

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Persicaria orientalis   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum orientale   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-04-010:
Polygonum orientale   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Prince's Feather, Prince's-plume