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Polygonum lapathifolium L.
Pale smartweed, Curlytop knotweed

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 lapathifolium has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Polygonum lapathifolium has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

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