Polygonum aviculare L., Sp. Pl. 362 1753. (Syn: Avicularia vulgaris Didr.; Centinodium axillare Montandon; Polygonum aequale subsp. oedocarpum Lindm.; Polygonum agreste SUMNER; Polygonum aphyllum Krock.; Polygonum araraticum Kom.; Polygonum aviculare var. angustissimum Meisn. ……; Polygonum berteroi Phil.; Polygonum centinodum Lam.; Polygonum erectum Roth; Polygonum ganderbalense Munshi & Javeid; Polygonum heterophyllum Lindm. ……; Polygonum monspeliense Thiéb.-Bern. ex Pers.; Polygonum neglectum Besser; Polygonum planum Skvortsov; Polygonum polyneuron Franch. & Sav.; Polygonum procumbens Gilib. [Invalid]; Polygonum prostratum Skvortsov; Polygonum retinerve Vorosch.; Polygonum rubescens Small; Polygonum scythicum Klokov; Polygonum striatum K. Koch; Polygonum uruguense H. Gross);

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Ascending to erect plants with strongly dimorphic leaves, those on branches much shorter that those on main stems, perianth cleft more than half and nut 2.5-3 mm long, often slightly projecting from perianth.
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Common name: Common Knotgrass, Birdweed, Pigweed, Lowgrass, Prostrate Knotweed • Hindi: Bannalia, Bigbund, Bijband, Endrani, Hisonali, Hunraj, Kuwar, Machoti, Nisomali • Sanskrit: Miromati, Nisomali • Urdu: Beekh-e Anjbar بیخ انجبار
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ID request- Ladakh plant–231011-PKA3:
Seen this prostrate herb at “Zinzingbar”. looks like some Polygonaceae sp.?
Date/Time: 12-09-2011 / 10:45AM
Location: Zinzingbar, (Manali- Leh Route), Lahul- Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: Approx: 14100ft.
Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: Herb
Flowers small in size, approx 2 to 4mm.


Yes…This plant looks like P. aviculare to me too.
In P. plebeium, ochrea is more lacerate and the tepal is more angular.
Pl have a look on the following link:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/lightbox/


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Seen this prostrate herb at “Zinzingbar”.
Bot. name: Polygonum aviculare
Family:Polygonaceae
Date/Time: 12-09-2011 / 10:45AM
Location: Zinzingbar, (Manali- Leh Route), Lahul- Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: Approx: 14100ft.

Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: Herb

Flowers small in size, approx 2 to 4mm.


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Polygonaceae Fortnight: Polygonum ariculare from Kashmir-GSMAY54 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).

Polygonum aviculare L.
Ascending to erect plants with strongly dimorphic leaves, those on branches much shorter that those on main stems, perianth cleft more than half and nut 2.5-3 mm long, often slightly projecting from perianth.
Photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir

To me also it looks like P. aviculare! Thanks for sharing sir!



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Plant looks different from both Polygonum arenastrum and P. aviculare, please identify.
Photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir

I think P. aviculare


… has identified it as Polygonum aviculare subsp. heterophyllum



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Polygonum aviculare ABSEP2016/09 : 2 posts by 2 authors. 3 images.

This small plant was just above Triund. The light was not good at that time and I managed only poor photos. I think this is Common Knotgrass. Please advise.
Polygonum aviculareCommon Knotgrass
Triund, HP 2850m approx. 03-04 September 2016

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References:
POWO

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