Polygonum pensylvanicum, PA Ecotype
Pennsylvania Smartweed, PA Ecotype

Acts as a cover crop in floodplains and on wetland sites; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: POLPEN01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Meadows, fields, waste places, moist ditches.
Bloom Period: May to October
Flower Color: Pink, rose
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 4.0 – 8.5
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 126,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $13.20/lb

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