New York Metropolitan Flora

Polygonum aviculare L. - Common Knotweed

, Frequent

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 03/11/2013

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Polygonum aviculare

A complex worldwide species with at least 6 infraspecific taxa recognized.

P. avicuare ssp. buxiforme (Small) Costea & Tardif, is the only taxon considered native. All the infraspecific taxa are herein mapped as one unit until further research can tease them apart.

Common Names

Common Knotweed