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Jumpseed or Knotweed

Polygonum virginianum


Found growing in the rocks near a small creek. Not in the water. But in the area where the creek overflows.

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hope.martin 10 years ago

Thank you Brian!!!

BrianEdmond 10 years ago

This is a species of knotweed (Polygonum sp.) but I'm not sure which one. The purple on the leaf is diagnostic (at least I'm not aware of any other plants that have this feature).

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Missouri, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2013
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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