EPPO Global Database

Persicaria amphibia(POLAM)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-03-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: POLAM
  • Preferred name: Persicaria amphibia
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Delarbre

Notes

Euromediterranean region (except southeast), Caucasus, Siberia, Russian Far East,  Western Asia, Central Asia, Himalayas, China, Korea, Mongolia, eastern Africa, South Africa, North America, Mexico. Introduced in South America (Argentina)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Polygonum amphibium Linnaeus
Polygonum amphibium var. emersum Michaux
Polygonum amphibium var. stipulaceum Coleman
Polygonum amphibium var. terrestre Leysser
Polygonum coccineum Willdenow
Polygonum muehlenbergii (Meisner) Watson
Polygonum natans (Michaux) Eaton

Common names
Name Language
amphibious bistort English (GB)
devil's shoestring English
perennial knotgrass English
shoestringweed English
swamp smartweed English
water smartweed English (US)
willow grass English
Landwasserknöterich German
scharlachroter Knöterich German
Sumpfknöterich German
Wasserknöterich German
persicaire amphibie French
renouée amphibie French
renouée aquatique French
persicaria anfibia Spanish
polígono anfibio Spanish
polígono de tierra baje Spanish
persicaria amfibia Italian
poligono anfibio Italian
veenwortel Dutch
watersmerte Dutch
watersmerte Dutch
persicária-anfíbia Portuguese
persicária-de-água Portuguese
polígono-anfíbio Portuguese
vattenpilört Swedish
ezo-no-mizu-tade Japanese
エヲノミズタデ Japanese
горец земноводный Russian
персикария земноводная Russian
щучья трава Russian
vand-pileurt Danish
vass-slirekne Norwegian
vesitatar Finnish
yerdeğiştiren Turkish
rdest ziemno-wodny Polish
vidrakeserűfű Hungarian
nejcë Albanian
nejcë amfibe Albanian
земеводно пиперче Bulgarian
земноводно пипериче Bulgarian
herba presseguera amfíbia Catalan
presseguera amfíbia Catalan
liǎng qī liǎo Chinese
两栖蓼 Chinese
vodeni dvornik Croatian
rdesno obojživelné Czech
tjarnablaðka Icelandic
glúineach uisce Irish
물여뀌 Korean
mul yeo kkwi Korean
sălcuță Romanian
барски дворник Serbian
horčiak obojživelný Slovak
vodna dresen Slovene
гірчак земноводний Ukrainian