EPPO Global Database

Polygonum argyrocoleon(POLAG)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: POLAG
  • Preferred name: Polygonum argyrocoleon
  • Authority: Kunze


Mediterranean (southern and eastern), Caucasus, Russia. Introduced as a weed into some European countries and North America
WSSAS list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
Persian knotweed English
silversheath knotweed English (US)
silberscheidiger Knöterich German
canutillo Spanish
huichuri Spanish
горец серебристый Russian
arkubbit tzefufah Hebrew
אַרְכֻּבִּית צְפוּפָה Hebrew
rdesno střibrné Czech
stavikrv strieborný Slovak