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Polygonum minimum
leafy dwarf knotweed, zigzag knotweed

Distribution: British Columbia south in the Cascades and higher coastal mountains to the southern Sierra Navada, east in the Rockies from Montana to Colorado.

Habitat: Open or semi-barren soil in the alpine and subalpine.

Flowers: July - September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Polygonum minimum S. Watson
Publication: Botany (Fortieth Parallel). 315. 1871. 1871.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Polygonum torreyi S. Watson
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Polygonum minimum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Polygonum minimum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Polygonum minimum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Polygonum minimum photos.

USDA Plants: Polygonum minimum information.

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