Swamp Smartweed

Polygonum hydropiperoides

Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Polygonum (pol-LIG-go-num) (Info)
Species: hydropiperoides

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Fall/Early Winter

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cole Camp, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 20, 2008, claypa from West Pottsgrove, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is a North Amerian native wetland plant, common in some areas and threatened in others.

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