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Scientific Name: Persicaria campanulata
Pronunciation: pur-sih-KAIR-ee-uh kum-pan-you-LAY-tuh
Common Name: lesser knotweed
Family Name: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves dark green, ovate to lanceolate, heavily veined.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Arching, Open, Spreading, Upright
Form: Irregular, Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Erosion control, Fall interest, Fragrance, Group or mass planting, Wetland - bogs
Additional Info: Google
lesser knotweed
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Green, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Lanceolate, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Ciliate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:0
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant, Sweet
Flower Time at Peak: Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Five, petal-like sepals

Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Oct, Nov
Additional Info: Not showy
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Runners (or stolons)

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, ( Disease resistant )
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