Polygonum cuspidaturn var. compacturn
preading growth habit
Pink flowers borne in panicled racemes.
Midsummer to frost
Leaves alternate, short-oval to orbicular-ovate, abruptly pointed, petiole to 1 inch long, sheaths short, deciduous stems are jointed. Light green foliage turns to crimson in the fall.
is derived from Greek
, many and
, knee joint and is in reference to the swollen-jointed stems.
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