Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04840 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum aviculare L.
Common name   creeping knotweed
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   1973-121  
Coll. Date 08 August 1973 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Elko County
Locality Jarbidge Mountains, along road from the S slope to Jarbidge;
     Elev.: 8500 ft. (2591 m.)
Habitat Notes wet meadow, it's drier edges. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Polygonum aviculare L.

     Polygonum aviculare var. vegetum Ledeb.
     Polygonum heterophyllum Lindl.
     Polygonum monspeliense Pers.

Common Name(s): prostrate knotweed, yard knotweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20876, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum aviculare
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04840s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00597s1.jpg 
00597
specimen image: 04710s1.jpg 
04710
specimen image: 05127s1.jpg 
05127
specimen image: 09035s1.jpg 
09035

Nearby Accessions

Locale

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum aviculare  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Polygonum+aviculare

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