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PlantFiles: Florida Jointweed, Hairy Jointweed, Tufted Jointweed
Polygonella basiramia

Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Polygonella (po-lig-oh-NEL-a) (Info)
Species: basiramia

Synonym:Polygonella ciliata
Synonym:Delopyrum basiramia


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Unknown - Tell us

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Floridian On Dec 8, 2004, Floridian from Lutz, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Polygonella basiramia aka Florida Jointweed is endemic to just 2 central Florida counties. Due to loss of habitat the plants are rare and listed as endangered by Florida and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under the Federal Endangered Species Act.

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