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
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (fide Weed CIBA, as Polygonum pensylvanicum)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

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