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Common Bistort

Observed: 3rd June 2011 By: geff.2007geff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plants
Bistort, Common (3)
Bistort, Common (2)
Bistort, Common (5)
Bistort, Common - Stem Detail
Description:

Attractive plant with dense terminal spikes of pink flowers growing in damp grassland.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Bistort (Persicaria bistorta) interacts

Comments

KelsaeJohn's picture

Bistort

I have always known this as 'Polygonum bistorta;
(I used to grow it in my garden) Is this yet another plant that has undergone a name change?

geff.2007's picture

Common Bistort

Yes, I have got it filed under Persicaria and Polygonum bistorta but iSpot brought up the former. No doubt someone will give the definitive answer