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Polygonum buxiforme

Polygonum buxiforme Small

Box Knotweed

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Polygonum aviculare var. littorale, Polygonum littorale

USDA Symbol: POBU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink


USA: AK , AR , AZ , CO , CT , DC , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , ME , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL

Additional resources

USDA: Find Polygonum buxiforme in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polygonum buxiforme in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polygonum buxiforme


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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