Name: Ghardab

Scientific name: Polygonum argyrocoleum

Type: Herb

Color: Green,White

Habitat: Moist Areas

Size: 30 - 50 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Not known. Status: Introduced. Local. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: A weed of moist ground in cultivated areas. Notes: The record of P. equisetiformis by Obeid (1975) reported by Batanouny, a Mediteranean species, is probably referable to this species (see Miller & Cope 1996, p. 129) as is Polygonum bellardii Sibth. & Sm. (P. bellardii All.) recorded by El Amin. Miller & Cope do not list P. bellardii for Arabia.

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