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Wireweed

Scientific Name
Polygonium aviculare
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Polygonales: Polygonaceae)
Reliability
Medium
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Seed(s)

Description

Seed Colour: Reddish

Seed Length: 1 - 2mm

Seed Sculpture: Reticulate, Roughened

Seed Shape: Angulated

wireweed - being 'skun' means the seedcoat has been removed from the seed (cleaning process etc). They are too plump to be wireweeds and suggest they are skun Fallopia convolvulus (black bindweed)
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
08/05/2012 10:34 AEST
Last Updated
21/01/2013 12:02 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Wireweed (Polygonium aviculare ) Updated on 1/21/2013 12:02:23 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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