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Polygonum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20847

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): smartweed species
    knotweed [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyPolygonaceae  – knotweed, renouées, buckwheat  
                               GenusPolygonum L. – smartweed species, knotweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesPolygonum achoreum S.F. Blake – striate knotweed, leathery knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum acuminatum Kunth – tapertip smartweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum arenarium Waldst. & Kit. – European knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum argyrocoleon Steud. ex Kunze – silver-sheath knotweed, Persian knotweed, silversheath knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum austiniae Greene – Austin's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum aviculare L. – prostrate knotweed, yard knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum bellardii All. – narrowleaf knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum bidwelliae S. Watson – Bidwell's knotweed, Bidwell knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum bolanderi W.H. Brewer – Bolander's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum californicum Meisn. – California knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum cascadense W.H. Baker – Cascade knotweed, knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum douglasii Greene – Douglas' knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum engelmannii Greene – Engelmann's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum equisetiforme Sm.  
                                  SpeciesPolygonum erectum L. – erect knotweed, devil's shoestring, wireweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum fowleri B.L. Rob. – Fowler's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum franktonii S.J. Wolf & McNeill – Nova Scotia knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum gabrielae Costea & Tardif  
                                  SpeciesPolygonum glaucum Nutt. – seaside knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum heterosepalum M. Peck & Ownbey – oddsepal knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum hickmanii H. Hinds & Rand. Morgan – Hickman's knotweed, Scotts Valley polygonum 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum humifusum C. Merck ex K. Koch – Alaska knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum lacerum Kunth – fringed knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum majus (Meisn.) Piper – large knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum marinense T.R. Mert. & P.H. Raven – Marin knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum minimum S. Watson – broadleaf knotweed, zigzag knotweed, dwarf knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum nuttallii Small – Nuttall's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum oxyspermum C.A. Mey. & Bunge ex Ledeb. – sharpfruit knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum paronychia Cham. & Schltdl. – beach knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum paronychioides C.A. Mey.  
                                  SpeciesPolygonum parryi Greene – Parry's knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum patulum M. Bieb. – Bellard's smartweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum plebeium R. Br. – common knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum polycnemoides Jaub. & Spach – manyleg knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum polygaloides Meisn. – white-margin knotweed, polygala knotweed, milkwort knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum ramosissimum Michx. – yellow-flower knotweed, tall knotweed, yellow knotweed, bushy knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum sawatchense Small  
                                  SpeciesPolygonum segetum Kunth – field smartweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum shastense W.H. Brewer – Shasta knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum spergulariiforme Meisn. ex Small – scatter knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum striatulum B.L. Rob. – striped knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum tenue Michx. – pleatleaf knotweed 
                                  SpeciesPolygonum utahense Brenckle & Cottam  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polygonum   
  Source: Polygonaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Polygonum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Polygonum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Polygonum   
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