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Polygonum cespitosum

Polygonum cespitosum Blume nom. inq.

Polygonum caespitosum Blume orth. var.

Oriental Lady’s Thumb, Bristly Lady’s Thumb

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyPolygonaceaeKnotweed or smartweed family
GenusPolygonumGreek poly, “many,” and gonu, “knee,” for the swollen jointed stems
Speciescespitosum

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Polygonum cespitosum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 Oct 2013.

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Polygonum cespitosum (Oriental Lady’s Thumb, Bristly Lady’s Thumb)

9/19/2013 · Harvard, MA
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 20 cm)

Polygonum cespitosum (Oriental Lady’s Thumb, Bristly Lady’s Thumb)

9/19/2013 · Harvard, MA
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

Polygonum cespitosum (Oriental Lady’s Thumb, Bristly Lady’s Thumb)

9/19/2013 · Harvard, MA
≈ 6 × 7" (14 × 16 cm)

Polygonum cespitosum (Oriental Lady’s Thumb, Bristly Lady’s Thumb)

9/19/2013 · Harvard, MA
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 20 cm)

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