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Plant family: polygonaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the polygonaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Antigonon leptopus coral vine; chain of lovetender perennial (Z8-12) pinkclimbs to 40'
Bistorta amplexicaulis 'Firetail' fleeceflowerperennial (Z5-9) purple (late summer-fall)3'
Eriogonum crocatum saffron buckwheatperennial (Z8/9-10) yellow12"
Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. sphaerocephalum round-headed desert buckwheatperennial yellow6-16"
Eriogonum umbellatum sulfur buckwheatperennial (Z4-10) yellow3"
Fallopia aubertii silver lace vineperennial (Z4-8) white (late summer-fall)vine to 20'
Fallopia convolvulus wild buckwheat; black bindweedannual? inconspicuous white (summer)climber
Fallopia japonica 'Variegata' Japanese knotweedperennial (Z4-8) white (late summer-early fall)2-4'
Muehlenbeckia axillaris creeping wire vineperennial (Z6-9) insignificant (late spring-early summer)2-4"
Persicaria maculosa smartweed; lady's thumbannual white-light pink
Persicaria polymorpha giant fleeceflower; white dragonperennial white (May-June)6'
Persicaria virginiana 'Painter's palette' painter's paletteperennial (Z4-8) tiny red beads (late summer)18-24"
Polygonum aviculare prostrate knotweedannual
Rheum moorcroftianum red/purple
Rheum rhabarbarum rhubarbperennial to 3'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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