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Asiatic Tearthumb (Polygonum perfoliatum)

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Polygonum Perfoliatum, or more commonly know as Asiatic Tearthumb, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polygonum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Polygonum Perfoliatum or Asiatic Tearthumb's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygonum
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CAW) CT (IB) MA (P) NC (CAW) OH (PNW) PA (NW) SC (PP)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (mile-a-minute) CT (mile-a-minute vine) MA (Mile-a-minute vine or weed Asiatic tearthumb) NC (mile-a-minute) OH (mile-a-minute weed) PA (mile-a-minute) SC (mile-a-minute weed)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: N'EAST STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC*)




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