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Polygonella robusta (Largeflower jointweed)
Smith, R.W.

Polygonella robusta

Polygonella robusta (Small) G.L. Nesom & V.M. Bates

Largeflower Jointweed

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Polygonella fimbriata var. robusta, Thysanella robusta

USDA Symbol: PORO6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Species endemic to Florida.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Linear
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct



Research Literature

Reslit 2339 - Microhabitat distribution of two Florida scrub endemic plants in comparison to their habitat-generalist congeners (2005) S. Maliakal-Witt, E. S. Menges and J. S. Denslow
Reslit 2447 - Life history strategies of Florida scrub plants in relation to fire (1995) E. S. Menges, N. Kohfeldt

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: JAM

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