E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Persicaria pensylvanica (Linnaeus) M. Gómez
Pennsylvania smartweed
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Frank Lomer  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #27157)

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Distribution of Persicaria pensylvanica
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This annual weed from eastern North America was collected long ago from Agassiz (Anderson 450 @ V) and occasionally shows up along railroad tracks in Greater Vancouver (Lomer 90-173 @ UBC).

Note Author: Frank Lomer, Honourary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium

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