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Common knotweed [Polygonum aviculare]

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Common Name: Common knotweed
Scientic Name: Polygonum aviculare
Colors: White
Months Appearing: August, September

European, 4-16 inches tall. Also called Prostrate Knotweed or Field knotweed.

Needs light to germinate thus requires disturbed soil.

Leaves with short petiole fused into a ochrea. Blue-green.

Wastelands, fields. 8/31, Sewage treatment plant, Remus, Mi, 6534,6536