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Polygonella americana
southern jointweed Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Polygonella americana Polygonaceae
common name
  southern jointweed
accepted scientific name
  Polygonella americana (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Small
rules for finding collection records
  Polygonella americana (218)
family name
Image Author: ©2013 Mason Brock
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Stalked flowers in a column
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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