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Persicaria amphibia
water smartweed Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Persicaria amphibia Polygonaceae
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common names
  water smartweed
  water knotweed
  amphibious bistort
accepted scientific name
  Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre
rules for finding collection records
  Persicaria amphibia (3299)
  Polygonum amphibium (4920)
  Polygonum coccineum (839)
  Polygonum muhlenbergii (142)
  Polygonum natans (168)
  Persicaria coccinea (95)
family name
  Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Dan And Raymond "Native Orchids"
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (100%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Riparian
Aquatic
Wetland
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native Native
native Not Present

Possibly not native in Louisiana and Mississippi.
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