Polygonum careyi Olney

First published in Proc. Providence Franklin Soc. 1: 29 (1847)
This species is a synonym of Persicaria careyi

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005). Flora of North America North of Mexico 5: 1-656. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Persicaria careyi.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois. [Cited as Polygonum careyi.]
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky. [Cited as Polygonum careyi.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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