Polygonella fimbriata (Elliot) Horton - Sandhill Jointweed
Family - Polygonaceae
Ocrea of leaf.
Flowering - August - October.
Habitat - Sandhills.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive and rare species has been reported from only one southern Alabama county. The plant is uncommon throughout its range becasue it occurs only in the sandhill habitat.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 10-9-05.