Polygonum erectum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPolygonaceae
Family (Traditional)Polygonaceae
GenusPolygonum
SpeciesPolygonum erectum L.
Common NameErect knotweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.0
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Polygonum aviculare var. erectum Polygonum aviculare var. erectum (Roth) Meisn.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Bourbon (KY), Bracken (KY), Carroll (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Franklin (KY), Grant (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Meade (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Oldham (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Spencer (KY), Trimble (KY), Woodford (KY), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Clay (TN), Crockett (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100755105 Cumberland Kentucky 21 Sep 1997 Carrie L. Tilton
165
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100755139 Robertson Kentucky 19 Sep 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7806
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100857489 Menifee Kentucky 06 Sep 1989 Ross C. Clark
22327
EKY
Polygonum erectum
N/A Mercer Kentucky 11 Oct 1993 David D. Taylor
17506
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100755147 Shelby Tennessee 29 May 1968 Elizabeth M. Browne
T-472
EKY
Polygonum erectum
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 26 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1085
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100857497 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
22028
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100755121 Pike Kentucky 22 Jul 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8924
EKY
Polygonum erectum
N/A Carter Tennessee 18 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Polygonum erectum
31973000015232 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Polygonum erectum
31973000015233 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Polygonum erectum
31973000015231 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087593 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087585 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
N/A Marion Kentucky 31 Aug 1997 Ross C. Clark
23634
EKY
Polygonum erectum
31234100755113 Pike Kentucky 24 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10445.5
EKY
Polygonum erectum
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 02 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1225
EKY
Polygonum erectum
N/A Madison Kentucky 11 Jul 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3745
EKY
Polygonum erectum
BEREA018938 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Polygonum erectum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 29 Jun 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Polygonum erectum
31973000015230 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087589 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087597 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087584 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087586 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087595 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087592 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087591 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087590 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087598 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087587 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087594 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007555 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118534 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118536 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007563 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0075481 Franklin Kentucky 01 Sep 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0032284 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007504 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118535 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0106466 Bourbon Kentucky 01 Oct 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007505 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0079057 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007559 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087588 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087596 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087599 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087580 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087583 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087581 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
TENN-V-0087582 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Polygonum erectum
UCHT010806 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Polygonum erectum
APSC0075476 Woodford Kentucky 11 Sep 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0074531 Franklin Kentucky 30 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0087774 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007550 White Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007554 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118537 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118540 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0073329 Bracken Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118539 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007551 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0107713 Bourbon Kentucky 22 Sep 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0076267 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0075361 Carroll Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007558 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
HTTU012360 Tennessee
HTTU
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007501 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007502 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118541 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0007560 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0074530 Franklin Kentucky 04 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Polygonum erectum
APSC0118538 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Polygonum erectum
UOS05047 Franklin Tennessee 26 Sep 2004 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Polygonum erectum
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