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Polygonum persicaria

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: lady's-thumb, spotted smartweed, ladysthumb smartweed, smartweed, spotted ladysthumb, spotted knotweed

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Pink, white

Lance-like leaves on multibranched stems with a low, spreading habit. Young leaves and stems are reddish, and leaves usually display a blotch of dark pigment. Knobby flowers are clustered along spikes at ends of stems. Prefers wet soils.

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