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Taxon: Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross

Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae subfamily: Polygonoideae tribe: Persicarieae.
Nomen number: 409767
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49:275. 1913
Name verified on: 23-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*, CT(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*, MA(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*, NC*, NH(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*, OH(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*, PA(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*°, WI(as Polygonum perfoliatum)°, WV(as Polygonum perfoliatum)*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:

  • devil's-tail tearthumb   (Source: Castanea 61:244.1996 [as Polygonum perfoliatum]) – English
  • giant climbing tearthumb   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • mile-a-minute-vine   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • mile-a-minute-weed   (Source: Pl Invasion [as Polygonum perfoliatum]) – English
  • minuteweed   (Source: Castanea 61:244.1996) – English
  • tearthumb   (Source: Castanea 61:244.1996) – English
  • gang ban gui   (Source: F ChinaEng [as Polygonum perfoliatum]) – Transcribed Chinese
  • ishimikawa   (Source: Castanea 61:244.1996 [as Polygonum perfoliatum]) – Japanese Rōmaji
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang [possibly], Yunnan, Zhejiang; Hong Kong
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India [n.e.]; Nepal
    Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    North America
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?409767 (01 August 2014)

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