Persicaria robustior (Small) E. P. Bicknell
Common Name: STOUT SMARTWEED
Synonym: Polygonum punctatum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Included in Polygonum punctatum in Michigan Flora.

Stream banks, open swamps, wet meadows. This is a large species to 2 m tall, with broad, thick-textured leaves and relatively dense inflorescences of white flowers, apparently rare in southwestern Michigan.

Locations

Barry County
St. Joseph County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2290.