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tapertip smartweed
Polygonum acuminatum
tapertip smartweed Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Polygonum acuminatum Polygonaceae
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English common name
  •tapertip smartweed
accepted scientific name
  •Polygonum acuminatum Kunth
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  •Polygonum acuminatum (52)
  •Persicaria acuminata (151)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Paulo Schwirkowski (FloraSBS), Flora Digital
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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