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Climbing False Buckwheat (Polygonum scandens)

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Polygonum Scandens, or more commonly know as Climbing False Buckwheat, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Polygonum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polygonum Scandens or Climbing False Buckwheat's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygonum
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (NI) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC-) 3(FAC) 4(FACU) 5(FACU) 6(FACW) 8(FACU) 9(NI)




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