Chicago Botanic Garden
Catalog #: 8811
Taxon: Polygonum pensylvanicum L.
Family: Polygonaceae
Collector: S. Masi, J. Epting   7880   
Date: 1996-08-21
Verbatim Date: 1996-8-21
Locality: United States, Illinois, Cook, Oxbow Prairie/Bunker Hill Forest Preserve.
Location Remarks: Oxbow Prairie/Bunker Hill Forest Preserve, Edgebrook: Caldwell Ave. south of Touhy Ave. Collected in swale formed by oxbow of Chicago River, north end of site.
Habitat: Sedge meadow/wet prairie remnants
Associated Species: Sium suave, Cyperus strigosus, Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. elatior, Polygonum hydropiperoides, Echinochloa crusgalli, Spartina pectinata, Alisma subcordatum, Asclepias incarnata, Penthorum sedoides
Description: Small herb with light pink flowers. Infrequent
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Record Id: d385c688-b930-443a-a383-22168244ca75
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nyree Zerega (
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