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Polygonum erectum L.
USDA Symbol: poer2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
BenefitUse Food: Seed consumed, and plant likely cultivated, by indigenous peoples of eastern North America before the arrival of maize.
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Record Modified: 2008-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff