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Polygonum virginianum (Jumpseed)
Moore, April

Polygonum virginianum

Polygonum virginianum L.


Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Antenoron virginianum, Persicaria virginiana, Polygonum virginianum var. glaberrimum, Tovara virginiana, Tovara virginiana var. glaberrima

USDA Symbol: POVI2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: PE

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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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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