Polygonum aviculare (weed)

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Polygonum aviculare (weed) L. - (prostrate knotweed)

Prostrate knotweed is widely distributed in temperate regions and an important weed in various crops like cereals. It is also often regarded as an environmental weed or a pasture problem. P. aviculare germinates early and often grows along the ground, forming thick mats.



Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Vogel-Knöterich
• English: prostrate knotweed
• Español: centinodia
• Français: renouée des oiseaux