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Swamp Smartweed

Swamp Smartweed Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusOBL

Swamp Smartweed Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSummer
After Harvest Regrowth RateNone
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorGreen
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Crown
Growth RateSlow
Height Mature feet0
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicityNone

Swamp Smartweed Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)95
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum8
Precipitation Minimum12
Precipitation Maximum50
Root Depth (Minimum inches)10
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)32

Swamp Smartweed Reproduction

Bloom PeriodIndeterminate
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound125000
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Swamp Smartweed Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Swamp Smartweed

Swamp Smartweed grows like a Forb/herb. Swamp Smartweed is an Perennial. Swamp Smartweed is Native to U.S.. Swamp Smartweed has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: OBL. Summer is when Swamp Smartweed is actively growing. Swamp Smartweed has a None growth rate after harvest. Swamp Smartweed is not an allelopath. Swamp Smartweed has a coppice potential of No. Swamp Smartweed is not fall conspicuous. Swamp Smartweed has a Green colored flower. Swamp Smartweed has Dark Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Swamp Smartweed has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Swamp Smartweed has a Porous foliage porosity. Swamp Smartweed has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Swamp Smartweed are Green. Seeds of Swamp Smartweed are No conspicuous. Swamp Smartweed grows as a Single Crown. The growth rate of Swamp Smartweed is Slow. The mature height of Swamp Smartweed is 0 feet. The lifespan of Swamp Smartweed is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Swamp Smartweed is Decumbent. Swamp Smartweed is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Swamp Smartweed is adapted to fine textured soils. Swamp Smartweed is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is High. Swamp Smartweed does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is Low. Swamp Smartweed requires a minimum of 95 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Swamp Smartweed is 4.5. The maximum pH of Swamp Smartweed is 8. The minimum Precipitation that Swamp Smartweed requires is 12. The maximum Precipitation that Swamp Smartweed can handle is 50. The minimum root depth of Swamp Smartweed is 10 inches. The salininty tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is None. The shade tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Swamp Smartweed is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Swamp Smartweed requires is 32. The bloom period of Swamp Smartweed is Indeterminate. The commerical availability of Swamp Smartweed is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Swamp Smartweed is Medium. The fruit seed period of Swamp Smartweed begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Swamp Smartweed ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Swamp Smartweed is No. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by bare roots. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by bulbs. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by container. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by corms. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by cuttings. Swamp Smartweed is propagated by seed. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by sod. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by sprig. Swamp Smartweed is not propagated by tubers. Swamp Smartweed can generally yield 125000 seeds per pound of seeds. Swamp Smartweed has a Moderate seed spread rate. Swamp Smartweed has a Medium seedling vigor. Swamp Smartweed has a Medium seedling vigor. Swamp Smartweed does not have a small grain. Swamp Smartweed has a None vegatative spread rate. Swamp Smartweed does not have a berry/nut seed product. Swamp Smartweed is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Swamp Smartweed does not make a good fodder product. Swamp Smartweed does not make a good fuel wood product. Swamp Smartweed does not make a good lumber product. Swamp Smartweed does not make a naval store product. Swamp Smartweed is not palatable to browse animals. Swamp Smartweed is not palatable to humans. Swamp Smartweed does not make a pulpwood product. Swamp Smartweed does not make a veneer product. Swamp Smartweed is of the category, Dicot.
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