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:
Typification:
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)

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 (fide Weed CIBA, as Polygonum pensylvanicum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Polygonaceae&GenusID=Polygonum&SpeciesID=pensylvanicum), Virginia]
    • 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 on www.skud.info). 2012 (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)

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


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=409773. Accessed 27 May 2018.