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Polygonum phytolaccifolium

Polygonum phytolaccifolium Meisn. ex Small

Poke Knotweed

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Aconogonon phytolaccifolium, Aconogonum phytolaccifolium, Aconogonum phytolaccifolium var. glabrum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-19
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