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Mile-a-minute | Polygonum perfoliatum (Persicaria perfoliata)

Annual; reddish stems have downward pointing hooks/barbs. Light green alternate leaves, shaped like an equilateral triangle. Small, white, subtle flowers.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesDisturbed and open areas, along edges of woods, wetlands, stream banks, roadsides, uncultivated open fields and sunny sites with moist soil.