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Swamp Smartweed

Scientific Name: Polygonum hydropiperoids
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
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.

Polygonum hydropiperoides taken by Graves Lovell

Polygonum hydropiperoides taken by Graves Lovell




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