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Persicaria maculosa

Dock & Knotweed Family [Polygonaceae]  

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status
statusZnative
flower
flower8pink
inner
inner8white
morph
morph8actino
petals
petalsZ4
type
typeZspiked
stem
stem8round

2nd Sept 2005, Water Stalls Road, Mytholmroyd. Photo: © RWD


2nd Sept 2005, Water Stalls Road, Mytholmroyd. Photo: © RWD


19th July 2005, Magpie Mine, Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire Photo: © RWD


2nd Sept 2005, Water Stalls Road, Mytholmroyd. Photo: © RWD


7th July 2005, Frodsham & Helsby Photo: © RWD


15th Aug 2006, Worlds End, Ruabon Mountain, North Wales Photo: © RWD


23rd July 2006, Tyldesley Loop Line, Walkden, Manchester Photo: © RWD


Some similarities to : Other Persicarias.

Distinguishing features : The dark chevron shape sometimes found on the leaves. Most flowers have but two stigmas (but perhaps not all) whilst the achemes (seeds) are three-angled.

Once used by Shetlanders for a yellow dye.


  Persicaria maculosa  ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Polygonaceae  

Distribution
family8Dock family8Knotweed family8Polygonacaea

 BSBI maps
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Persicaria maculosa

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