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*Persicaria capitata (Buchanan-Hamilton ex D. Don) H. Gross. Section: Cephalopilon. Pink-head Knotweed. Hab: Disturbed blackland prairies, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of s. Asia. See Singhurst, Mink, & Holmes (2013) for additional information about the naturalization of this species in TX. Reported for Orleans Parish, LA. Reported for Montgomery County, AL (Diamond & Keener 2021).

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = Fl4, FNA5, K3, K4, NY; = Cephalophilon capitatum (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) Tzvelev; = Polygonum capitatum Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU

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