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
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: An attractive, single-crown flowering species.
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Shade: Full Sun
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 4.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine