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spotted ladysthumb
Persicaria maculosa
Persicaria maculosa
spotted ladysthumb Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Persicaria maculosa Polygonaceae
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English common name
  •spotted ladysthumb
Spanish common names
  •cresta de gallo
  •duraznillo común
accepted scientific name
  •Persicaria maculosa Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Persicaria maculosa (36)
  Polygonum persicaria (161)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Four petals, Five petals, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Desert
Wetland
Sand
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present