Patagonia Wildflowers
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prostrate knotweed
Polygonum aviculare
Polygonum aviculare
prostrate knotweed Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Polygonum aviculare Polygonaceae
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English common name
  •prostrate knotweed
accepted scientific name
  •Polygonum aviculare L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Polygonum aviculare (291)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Breckling
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Apparently native to Eurasia and North America

How Likely at this Location (46%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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