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Persicaria posumbu
oriental lady's thumb Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Persicaria posumbu Polygonaceae
common name
  oriental lady's thumb
accepted scientific name
  Persicaria posumbu (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross
rules for finding collection records
  Persicaria posumbu (4)
  Persicaria caespitosa (51)
  Polygonum caespitosum (254)
  Polygonum cespitosum (708)
  exclude Polygonum caespitosum longisetum
  exclude Polygonum cespitosum longisetum
family name
Image Author: ©2003 Patrick Alexander
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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