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Polygonaceae Buckwheat family

Scientific names are linked to information pages at the USDA PLANTS database. Click on the thumbnail pictures for a larger view of the pictures.

Marshpepper Smartweed (POHY)
Polygonum arenastrum Boreau Prostrate Knotweed (foreign)
Polygonum hydropiper L. Marshpepper Smartweed
Photo A: © USDA, NRCS, 1997 - Northeastern Wetlands Flora @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Lady's Thumb (POPE3)
Curly Dock (RUCR)
Polygonum persicaria L. Lady's Thumb (foreign)
Photo B: © USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Rumex crispus L. Curly Dock (foreign)
Photo C: © USDA, NRCS, 1995 - Midwestern Wetland Flora @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Rumex obtusifolius L. Bitter Dock (foreign)

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