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Persicaria  (L.) Mill.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 823756

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): smartweed [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  
                               GenusPersicaria (L.) Mill. – smartweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre – water knotweed 
                                  Species Persicaria arifolia (L.) Haraldson – halberdleaf tearthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria bicornis (Raf.) Nieuwl. – pink smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria bungeana (Turcz.) Nakai – Bunge's smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross – pinkhead smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria careyi (Olney) Greene – Carey's smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria chinensis (L.) H. Gross – Chinese knotweed 
                                  Species Persicaria decipiens (R. Br.) K.L. Wilson  
                                  Species Persicaria glabra (Willd.) M. Gómez – denseflower knotweed 
                                  Species Persicaria hirsuta (Walter) Small – hairy smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria hydropiper (L.) Opiz – marshpepper knotweed 
                                  Species Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small – swamp smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Gray – curlytop knotweed 
                                  Species Persicaria longiseta (Bruijn) Kitag. – oriental lady's thumb 
                                  Species Persicaria maculosa Gray – spotted ladysthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria meisneriana (Cham. & Schltdl.) M. Gómez – branched tearthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria minor (Huds.) Opiz – pygmy smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) H. Gross – Nepalese smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria nodosa (Pers.) Opiz  
                                  Species Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach – kiss me over the garden gate 
                                  Species Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) M. Gómez – Pennsylvania smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross – Asiatic tearthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria posumbu (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross – oriental lady's thumb, oriental ladysthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria punctata (Elliott) Small – dotted smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria puritanorum (Fernald) Soják  
                                  Species Persicaria robustior (Small) E.P. Bicknell – stout smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria sagittata (L.) H. Gross – arrowleaf tearthumb 
                                  Species Persicaria setacea (Baldwin) Small – bog smartweed 
                                  Species Persicaria virginiana (L.) Gaertn. – jumpseed 
                                  Species Persicaria wallichii Greuter & Burdet – cultivated knotweed 

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  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)   
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