Genus: Persicaria

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Persicaria (Linnaeus) Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4, vol. 3. 1754.

List of Persicaria Species

References to Persicaria

  • Atha, D. E. 2010. Persicaria extremiorientalis (Polygonaceae) is established in the flora of the eastern United States of America. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 137: 333-338.
  • Blake, S. F. 1932. Polygonum caespitosum var. longisetum in the United States. Rhodora 37: 378-413.
  • Decraene, L. P. R.; Hong, S. P.; Smets, E. F. 2000. Systematic significance of fruit morphology and anatomy in tribes Persicarieae and Polygoneae (Polygonaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 134: 301-337.
  • Fassett, N. C. 1949. The variations of Polygonum punctatum. Brittonia 6: 369-393.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1917. The variations of Polygonum pensylvanicum. Rhodora 19: 70-73.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2005. Flora of North America. Volume 5. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 2. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 656 pages. (ISBN 0195222113)
  • Heschel, M. S. 2004. Population differentiation and plastic responses to drought stress in the generalist annual Polygonum persicaria. Int. J. Plant Sci. 165: 817-824.
  • Keddy, P. A.; Constabel, P. 1986. Germination of ten shoreline plants in relation to seed size, soil particle size and water level: an experimental study.
  • Kim, S. T.; Donoghue, M. J. 2008. Molecular phylogeny of Persicaria (Persicarieae, Polygonaceae). Syst. Bot. 33: 77-86.
  • Lamont, E. 2005. Mile-a-minute continues to spread throughout Long Island. Long Island Botanical Society Newsletter 15: 5.
  • Lamont, E. E. 1998. Mile-a-minute (Polygonum perfoliatum) invades Long Island. New York Flora Association Newsletter 9: 4-5.
  • Lamont, E. E.; Fitzgerald, J. M. 2001. Noteworthy plants reported from the Torrey Range- 2000. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128: 409-414.
  • Leck, M. A. 1996. Germination of macrophytes from a Delaware River tidal freshwater wetland. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 123: 48-67.
  • Mitchell, R. S. 1968. Variation in the Polygonum amphibium complex and its taxonomic significance. Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 45: 1-65.
  • Mitchell, R. S. 1971. Comparative leaf structure of aquatic Polygonum species. Amer. J. Bot. 58: 342-360.
  • Mitchell, R. S. 1976. Submergence experiments on nine species of semi-aquatic Polygonum. Amer. J. Bot. 63: 1158-1165.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Mueller, M. H. 2002. The potential role of ducks in wetland seed dispersal. Wetlands 22: 170-178.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • O' Donnell, K. L.; Pigliucci, M. 2010. Selection dynamics in native and introduced Persicaria species. Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 519-528.
  • Park, C. W. 1988. Taxonomy of Polygonum section Echinocaulon. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 47: 1-82.
  • Paterson, A. K. 2000. Range expansion of Polygonum caespitosum var. longisetum in the United States. Bartonia 60: 57-69.
  • Reveal, J. L. 1986. Additional comments on Linnaean types of eastern North American plants. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 92: 161-176.
  • Ronse Decraene, L. P.; Akeroyd, J. R. 1988. Generic limits in Polygonum and related genera (Polygonaceae) on the basis of floral characters. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 321-371.
  • Ronse Decraene, L. P.; Hong, S. P.; Smets, E. 2000. Systematic significance of fruit morphology and anatomy in tribes Persicarieae and Polygoneae (Polygonaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 134: 301-377.
  • Small, J. K. 1895. A monograph of the North American species of the genus Polygonum. Vol. 1. Vol. Memoirs from the Department of Botany. Columbia College, New York, NY. , 178 pages.
  • Staniforth, R. J.; Cavers, P. B. 1977. The importance of cottontail rabbits in the dispersal of Polygonum spp. J. Applied Ecol. 14: 261-267.
  • Zika, P. F. 2003. Notes on the provenance of some eastern wetland species disjunct in western North America. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 43-46.