Photos of Persicaria-virginiana-~-jumpseed

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Persicaria virginiana ~ jumpseed



  • FAC

  • Michigan C Value: 4

  • also known as Persicaria virginiana and Antenoron virginianum

  • very facultative woodland species; can be common in upland areas of rich forests

  • when its little seeds are mature, they can have enough tension to launch (the seed "jumps") as much as 3 meters when disturbed

  • sheath on stem

  • flowers do not touch each other

  • tip of each flower points straight down

  • native

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