Persicaria orientalis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPolygonaceae
Family (Traditional)Polygonaceae
GenusPersicaria
Species:Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach
Common NameKiss Me Over The Garden Gate
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Region of Origin: Asia; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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 orientale Polygonum orientale L.

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: Bell (KY), Campbell (KY), Jefferson (KY), Trigg (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 1966

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA018877 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Persicaria orientalis
APSC0075360 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Persicaria orientalis
APSC0007454 Trigg Kentucky 02 Aug 1966
APSC
Persicaria orientalis
APSC0098370 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Persicaria orientalis
APSC0086520 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Persicaria orientalis
BEREA024328 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Persicaria orientalis
BEREA018876 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Persicaria orientalis
APSC0007455 Trigg Kentucky 11 Jun 1965
APSC
Persicaria orientalis
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