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Smartweeds

Scientific Name: Polygonum spp. 

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Leaves alternate along erect stem; leaves long and coming to a point. Swollen ring around stem where leaf attaches.
Usually grows in isolated clumps along shoreline, but can eventually surround shoreline.
Polygonum spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Polygonum spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Polygonum spp. taken by Graves Lovell

Polygonum spp. taken by Graves Lovell

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