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Taxon: Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) M. Gómez

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 409773
Place of publication: Anales Inst. Segunda Ensen. 2:278. 1896
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Pennsylvania smartweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • pinkweed  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • renouée de Pennsylvanie  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • Pennsylvanischer-Knöterich  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • poligono della Pennsylvania  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • cataia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-bicho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • persicaria-do-Brasil  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • kvarnpilört  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (as Polygonum pensylvanicum); potential seed contaminant (as Polygonum pensylvanicum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)

Check other web resources for Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) M. Gómez :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?409773. Accessed 20 June 2019.