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swamp smartweed
Persicaria hydropiperoides
swamp smartweed Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Persicaria hydropiperoides Polygonaceae
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English common names
  •swamp smartweed
  •water pepper
accepted scientific name
  •Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small
rules for finding collection records
  •Persicaria hydropiperoides (139)
  •Persicaria persicarioides (0)
  •Polygonum hydropiperoides (31)
  •Polygonum opelousanum (0)
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Image Author: ©2003 Patrick Alexander
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of July

How Likely at this Location (56%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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