|Water Smartweed is a member of
the Buckwheat Family.
plant grows to 6 inches in height and has dark green, shiny, leathery leaves
which grow to 6 inches in length on alternating sides of the stalk. The
plant grows in
wet areas near marches, streams and lakes at elevations between 5000 and
Water Smartweed is also called
Swamp Smartweed or Knotweed.
Water Smartweed blooms between July and September and
produces a pink flower stalk with a cluster of flowers to 2 inches in