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Persicaria amphibia  (L.) Delarbre
Taxonomic Serial No.: 823854

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Polygonum amphibium L.
    Polygonum coccineum Muhl. ex Willd.
    Polygonum natans Eaton
    Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray
    Persicaria coccinea (Muhl. ex Willd.) Greene
    Persicaria mesochora Greene
    Persicaria muehlenbergii (S. Watson) Small
    Persicaria nebraskensis Greene
    Polygonum fluitans Eaton
    Polygonum hartwrightii A. Gray
    Polygonum inundatum Raf.
    Polygonum amphibium ssp. laevimarginatum Hultén
    Polygonum amphibium var. emersum Michx.
    Polygonum amphibium var. stipulaceum N. Coleman
    Persicaria amphibia var. emersa (Michx.) J.C. Hickman
    Persicaria amphibia var. stipulacea (N. Coleman) H. Hara
    Polygonum amphibium var. hartwrightii (A. Gray) Bissell
    Polygonum coccineum var. pratincola (Greene) Stanford
    Polygonum coccineum var. rigidulum (E. Sheld.) Stanford
    Polygonum coccineum var. terrestre Willd.
    Polygonum amphibium var. coccineum (Muhl. ex Willd.) Farw.
    Polygonum muhlenbergii S. Watson
    Persicaria muhlenbergii (S. Watson) Small
    Polygonum muhlenbergii var. terrestre (Willd.) Trel.
  Common Name(s): water knotweed [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SpeciesPersicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre – water 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)   
  Reference for: Persicaria amphibia   
  Source: The International Plant Names Index (IPNI), 2007 - 2011, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: The International Plant Names Index, botanical information system from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, available at   
  Reference for: Persicaria amphibia   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  



  Comment: Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray (TSN 518723), published in 1821, is an isonym of Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre, published in 1800  



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