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Ground Polygonum

Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross

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Persicaria capitata (Ground Polygonum) is a species of perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to South America. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Marmalade hoverfly, Guava Skipper, Bumble Bees, and Honey bee.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Ground polygonum. View this species on GBIF