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FSU Tag Line
 

Polyganaceae

(The Smartweed Family)

 

Family Description:

This family varies widely and includes herbs, vines, shrubs, and trees. The stems are characteristically jointed and the nodes are often swollen. Usually the leaves are alternate and simple with entire margins. Flowers come in many forms and the fruits are achenes.

Plants in Family:

Fallopia japonica - - -