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Polygonella fimbriata (Elliott) Horton. Sandhill Jointweed. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: E. GA (not far from SC) and se. AL south to Panhandle FL.

ID notes:This species is very similar to P. robusta, but has thinner inflorescences and leaves, and a smaller stature overall. It is perhaps somewhat rare across its range (AL S1; FL S1; GA S2/S3?); peninsular FL transitioning into P. robusta.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Fl4, FNA5, K1, WH3, Nesom & Bates (1984); = Polygonella fimbriata (Elliott) Horton var. fimbriata – Horton (1961); = Polygonum fimbriatum Elliott – K3, K4, Schuster, Reveal, & Kron (2011); = Thysanella fimbriata (Elliott) A.Gray – S, S13

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image of plant© Edwin Bridges | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Edwin Bridges | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Polygonella fimbriata, Fall Line Sandhills Wildlife Natural Area, Taylor County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Alan Cressler: polygonella fimbriata, tattnall county, georgia 3 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷

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