Polygonum hydropiper

Janice M. Glime jmglime at MTU.EDU
Tue Oct 21 14:21:24 EST 1997


  Polygonum hydropiper and Polygonum hydropiperoides are two different
species.  An older (much older) name for Polygonum hydropiper is
Persicaria hydropiper.  Gleason & Cronquist (1991) list its common name as
water-pepper, with a distribution from Quebec to B.C, s to Alabama and
California, but it is native of Europe.
Janice
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