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Swamp SmartweedScientific Name: Polygonum hydropiperoids
•Leaves alternate with swollen ring around stem at leaf base, characteristic of smartweeds; however, leaves narrow and strap-like.
•Stems may have one to several racemes of tiny white to pink flowers.
•Growth habit characteristic of Polygonum spp.