Polygonella polygama

jointweed, October flower

Polygonaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-5 ft    Width: wide-spreading
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color   fruit color      white,red,brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Dry, sunny wildflower garden. Blooms late summer to mid fall.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Native Habitats: Scrub, sandhill, scrubby flatwoods, open disturbed areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A