Flora of the Southeastern United States
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POLYGONACEAE

Persicaria virginiana (Linnaeus) Gaertner. Jumpseed, Virginia Knotweed. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Floodplains, moist forests. Dist: NH, QC, MN, and NE, south to n. peninsular FL and TX; disjunct in c. Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Fl4, FNA5, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va; = Antenoron virginianum – Il, Horton (1972); = Polygonum virginianum – C, GrPl, GW2, K1, NcTx, Tx, W, WH3, Mitchell & Dean (1978); = Tovara virginiana – RAB, S, WV; < Persicaria virginiana – K3, K4; > Polygonum virginianum var. glaberrimum – G; > Polygonum virginianum var. virginianum – G; > Tovara virginiana var. glaberrima – F; > Tovara virginiana var. virginiana – F

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