Persicaria careyi (Olney) Greene. Section: Persicaria. Hab: Moist soils, disturbed areas. Dist: NB west to ON and MN, south to VA, KY, IL, seemingly widely scattered. Reported for sc. PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993; Rhoads & Block 2007), DE, NJ, and MD (Kartesz 1999).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = FNA5, Il, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa; = Polygonum careyi Olney – C, F, G, K1, WH3