polygonum punctatum

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dotted smartweed

dotted smartweed

Strong burning taste, use leaves and stems as pepper-like spice. Constricts blood vessels, so don’t use if you have blood pressure issues. Diuretic, astringent, used to stop bleeding, like hemorrhoids, intestinal and uterine bleeding. Thin, smooth, lance-shaped leaves. Clusters of small green-white-pink flowers with dots.
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X Polygonum punctatum Elliott X Polygonum ramosissimum Michx.
By January 2003, soils were dry 30 cm below the surface and the ground surface was covered completely by thatch of Schoenoplectus, with a few small seedlings of Polygonum punctatum as the only live, aboveground vegetation.
recurva 1 [+ or -] 1 1 [+ or -] 1 Medicago sativa (non-native) 0 0 Nasturtium officinale 0 <1 Polygonum punctatum <1 1 [+ or -] 1 Rumex crispus (non-native) 0 0 Schoenoplectus pungens 100 [+ or -] 0 26 [+ or -] 8 Sisymbrium Trio (non-native) <1 0 Sonchus asper (non-native) 0 0 Typha domingensis 0 0 Unidentified seedlings <1 <1 Total percentage of cover by vegetation 104 [+ or -] 3 53 [+ or -] 15 Thatch of Schoenoplectus 30 [+ or -] 9 7 [+ or -] 3 Bare ground 0 0 Depth of water (mm) 38 [+ or -] 6 47 [+ or -] 4 Season Spring 2002 Species Control Treatment Anemopsis californica 0 0 Aster subulatusvar.
Polygonum punctatum Elliott (Water smartweed; TAC 3995) is a native species occurring in wet areas throughout Texas, but it is more common in the eastern one-half of the state (Diggs et al.
vernum, Hydrophyllum virginianum (occurring in an area greater then 4 acres), Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, Lysimachia nummularia, Mertensia virginica, Phlox paniculata (especially along the river), Pilea pumila, Polygonum punctatum, Ranunculus hispidus caricetorum, Rudbeckia laciniata, Ruellia strepens, Rumex verticillatus, Sanicula odorata, Saururus cernuus, Solidago gigantea, Symphyotrichum cordifolium, S.
Other plants in and around the meadow include Alisma subcordatum, Amaranthus tuberculatus, Bidens cernua, Helenium autumnale, Lysimachia ciliata, Polygonum punctatum, Rorippa palustris, Sagittaria latifolia, and Urtica dioica.
pungens, and the only live aboveground vegetation consisted of a few small individuals of Polygonum punctatum.
affine, Galium triflorum, Heliopsis helianthoides, Lycopus uniflorus, Polygonum punctatum var.
Forbs and grasses occurring at this site include Chelone glabra, Eleocharis erythropoda, Lobelia siphilitica, Oxypolis rigidior, Poa trivialis, Polygonum punctatum, and Valerianella umbilicata.
Typical plant species in this community type include Aster puniceus firmus, Bidens coronata tenuiloba, Carex aquatilis altior, Decodon verticillatus, Polygonum punctatum, and Scirpus acutus.