Word Origin for polygonum
Examples from the Web for polygonum
It stood beside a small branch or outlet of the river, which led into a hollow of polygonum.
Our path in the afternoon lay near the river over low ground, wooded with box, having an undergrowth of saltbush and polygonum.Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria|William Landsborough
We encamped on the left bank of the river, amidst a polygonum scrub, in which we found a number of the crested pigeon.
Lumley went a few paces off to a bed of polygonum, the gloomy leafless bramble of the wilderness.The Bushranger's Secret|Mrs. Henry Clarke
It feeds in the autumn on dock (Rumex), sorrel (R. acetosa), and knot-grass (Polygonum aviculare).Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux