Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
decipiens
NOTES

An erect, slender, annual plant to about 1 m. The reddish stems root at the lower nodes. The leaf sheaths are fringed with stiff bristles. The leaves taper at both ends.


AUTHORITY
(R.Br.) K.L.Wilson
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers in a slender, branched inflorescence
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Knotweed
Snake root
Duisendknoop
Hankeam
Slangwortel
Snotterbel
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far has only been found at Old Man's Pool
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Wound treatments
Traditionally used to treat sores
Months
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Polygonum salicifolium
Polygonum serrulatum
Persicaria serrulata



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