Polygonum arifolium L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Polygonum arifolium L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 30 [Polygonum sagittatum L.]; lvs hastate, to 20 × 15 cm, finely stellate beneath, the basal lobes triangular, divergent; peduncles commonly glandular above; perianth 2.5 mm, pink; styles 2, 0.5 mm; achene lenticular, 3.5–5 mm. Marshes, swamps, and wet meadows; N.B. to Minn., s. to Ga. and Mo. Aug–Sept. (Tracaulon a.)

  • Common Names

    halberd-leaved tearthumb