Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
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Mississippi Plants Checklist
Polygonum Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Polygonum amphibium L.
Source: 1975. Gulf Research Report.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum amphibium L. var. emersum Michx.
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum arenastrum Jord. ex Boreau
Source: Richard Mitchell. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum aviculare L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum caespitosum Blume
Source: 1974. Gulf Research Report.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum caespitosum Blume var. longisetum (de Bruyn) A.N. Steward
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum convolvulus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum convolvulus L. var. convolvulus
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
Source: Ken Gordan. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum densiflorum Meisn.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum erectum L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum hirsutum Walt.
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum hydropiper L.
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum lapathifolium L.
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum orientale L.
Source: 1974. Gulf Research Report.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum pensylvanicum L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum persicaria L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum punctatum Ell.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum punctatum Ell. var. confertiflorum (Meisn.) Fassett
Source: 1949. Brittonia.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum sagittatum L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum scandens L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum scandens L. var. cristatum (Engelm. & Gray) Gleason
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum scandens L. var. dumetorum (L.) Gleason
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum scandens L. var. scandens
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum setaceum Baldw.
Source: 1974. Gulf Research Report.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Polygonum virginianum L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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