Identifying Weeds: Common Persicaria (Polygonum persicaria)

Common Persicaria

(Polygonum persicaria)

Height x spread: 30-60cm (1-2ft).

Leaves: Lance-shaped, dark green, often with purple blotches, on branching stems.

Flowers: Dense pink or whitish spikes, early summer to mid autumn.

Other features: Annual. Self-seeds freely. Common on damp soils.

common persicaria - polygonum persicaria

21. July 2011 by admin
Categories: Identify Weeds, Weed Control | Tags: , | Comments Off on Identifying Weeds: Common Persicaria (Polygonum persicaria)

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