New York Metropolitan Flora

Polygonum erectum L. - Erect Knotweed

Native , Common

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/10/2012

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Polygonum erectum
This species is common to roadsides and other disturbed areas, and is probably more common than the map would indicate. Due to identification difficulties, P. erectum is probably under-reported.

Common Names

Erect Knotweed