Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross (formerly known as Polygonum perfoliatum L.) (ITIS)
Mile-a-minute weed or vine, Asiastic tearthumb
Asia (Stone 2010)
1930s (Stone 2010)
Introduced accidentally as a contaminant of nursery stock (Stone 2010)
Forms dense mats that crowd out native species (Stone 2010)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
State and Local Government
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Persicaria perfoliata. [Accessed Mar 19, 2015].