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Polygonum erectum L.
Synonym(s): Polygonum aviculare var. erectum
USDA Symbol: poer2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, WY Canada: PE
BenefitUse Food: Seed consumed, and plant likely cultivated, by indigenous peoples of eastern North America before the arrival of maize.
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2008-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff