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Polygonum aviculare L.
Prostrate knotweed

Polygonum aviculare
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Polygonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Polygonum aviculare has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Polygonum aviculare has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Polygonum aviculare
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Polygonum aviculare
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Polygonum aviculare
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr