Persicaria maculosa (=Polygonum persicaria)
disturbed/waste areas, riparian/aquatic, cropland/pastureland, urban/garden
Regions likely to be Impacted:
PH, NE, NW, SE, SW
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Can outcompete native vegetation and crop plants, especially in areas with moist soil. May quickly develop resistance to herbicides. Introduced and still sold as an ornamental.