Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx 

Mild Water pepper

Names and Myths

Polygonum Latin poly many, and gonu knee, joint from the nodes

Hydropiperoides resembling hydropiper water pepper.

Natural history / Folklore

One of the best of the smartweeds for eating raw or cooked.8


Erect flower spike of pink, white or greenish flowers. Flowers small composed of 5 petal like sepals.

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