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  Persicaria bistorta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Persicaria bistorta (Bistort or Common Bistort) is a herbaceous flowering plant found throughout Europe.
The plant was used to make a bitter pudding in Lent from a combination of the plant's leaves, oatmeal, egg and other herbs.
The large-flowered cultivar Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' is grown as an ornamental plant.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Persicaria_bistorta   (111 words)

Seeds of Kickxia spuria, Polygonum persicaria and Sinapis arvensis buried in soil at depths of 1, 5, 10 and 20 cm, after 42 months the losses of undamaged seeds were estimated and found to be greater at 1 cm depth for K. spuria and S. arvensis but not for P. persicaria.
Polygonum ruderale is a superfluous nomenclatural synonym of Polygonum persicaria.
Mikulka-J; Chodova-D; Kocova-M. Occurrence of the triazine herbicide resistant populations of pale persicaria (Polygonum lapathifolium).
www.agron.iastate.edu /~weeds/WeedBiolLibrary/polygonumbiblio.html   (12442 words)

 Spotted Ladysthumb Ecological properties Cultivation perennial plant Polygonaceae flower June Eurasia Puerto Rico ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Spotted Ladysthumb (Polygonum persicaria) is a perennial plant from the Knotweed family Polygonaceae.
Incorrect names which you may encounter in the literarture are Persicaria maculata, Persicaria persicaria, Persicaria ruderalis,Persicaria ruderalis, Persicaria vulgaris, Polygonum dubium,Polygonum fusiforme, Polygonum minus, and Polygonum puritanorum.
Persicaria has been introduced on the North American continent and grows in all states except the Virgin islands, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
en.powerwissen.com /GmG8BZ94YyYyiMtG7qchPw%3D%3D_Polygonum_persicaria.html   (329 words)

 Common Persicaria, Pink Knotweed, Smartweed - Flowers
The Lady's Thumb (P. Persicaria), often a troublesome weed, roams over the whole of North America, except at the extreme north—another illustration of the riotous profusion of European floral immigrants rejoicing in the easier struggle for existence here.
Its pink spikes are shorter and less slender than those of the preceding taller, but similar species, and its leaves, which are nearly seated on the stem, have dark triangular or lunar marks near the centre in the majority of cases.
When the amphibious Water Persicaria (P. amphibium) lifts its short, dense, rose-colored ovoid or oblong club of bloom above ponds and lakes, it is sufficiently protected from crawling pilferers, of course, by the water in which it grows.
www.oldandsold.com /articles19/flowers-62.shtml   (818 words)

 Dunn Gardens - Persicaria amplexicaule 'Taurus'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Persicaria amplexicaule 'Taurus' is a workhorse of a perennial.
Very hardy and tough, this plant will flower for a good four to five months (mid-summer onward to frost).
This herbaceous plant is available in several forms, 'Taurus' flowers average 30" to 36" in height, while 'Firetail' can get to 60" if happy and well-fed. The foliage of this plant can look 'weedy' to an untrained eye, as it is in the dock family.
www.dunngardens.org /summer/persicaria_amplexicaule_taurus.html   (97 words)

 Persicaria bistorta -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Persicaria bistorta -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Common bistort is a common (Wild or uncultivated flowering plant) wildflower that is found throughout (The 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles) Europe.
While treated here as in (Click link for more info and facts about Persicaria) Persicaria, it has also been placed in (Diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions) Polygonum or Bistorta.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/persicaria_bistorta.htm   (178 words)

The common name of the species Polygonum persicaria most widely used is ladysthumb (encyclopedia.com/articles/01973.html).
The leaves alternate along the entire stem of the plant and are lanceolae to elliptic.
Polygonum persicaria is the most important colonizer of fresh land.
www.discoverlife.org /nh/tx/Plantae/Dicotyledoneae/Polygonaceae/Polygonum/persicaria   (351 words)

 Plant Profile for Polygonum persicaria (spotted ladysthumb)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Polygonum persicaria L. Persicaria maculata (Raf.) S.F. Gray
Polygonum persicaria L. See county distributions for the following states by clicking on them below or on the map.
Polygonum persicaria L. View species account from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.
plants.usda.gov /cgi_bin/plant_profile.cgi?symbol=POPE3   (507 words)

 Camb. Flora Part I: Persicaria mitis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Persicaria mitis (Schrank)Opiz ex Assenov (P. laxiflora (Weihe) Opiz; Polygonum mite Schrank)
Earith, locally frequent by R. Ouse at lock (Cambs side), 393.746, characteristically growing in disturbed river bank vegetation, where it is ecologically separated from nearby P. persicaria & P. lapathifolium sens.
Specimen: 'Spotted Persicaria var elatum Gathered at W[hittlesford].
www.mnlg.com /gc/species1/p/per_mit.html   (684 words)

 Plant Profile for Polygonum persicaria (spotted ladysthumb)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Polygonum persicaria L. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Polygonum persicaria L. The synonym italicized and indented below is listed by the U. federal government or a state.
Polygonum persicaria L. This plant is introduced to the United States from another country or countries.
plants.usda.gov /cgi_bin/plant_profile.cgi?symbol%3DPOPE3   (507 words)

 Flowers of Scotland - Summer - Paeonia, Persicaria, Potentilla and Petunia
This Paeonia was growing in the Italian Garden of Glamis Castle in Angus, the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
The tall spikes of this Persicaria were photographed in the gardens attached to Falkland Palace in Fife.
Like the Persicaria above, this Petunia was growing in the grounds of Falkland Palace, though on this occasion, under cover in a greenhouse.
www.rampantscotland.com /flowers/summer_g.htm   (132 words)

 Tesselaar Bulbs: Persicaria ‘Superba’
Name: Persicaria a Medieval name referring to the likeness of the leaves to a peach tree, bistorta meaning twice-twisted.
Myriads of crepe paper-like dark green leaves in curly festoons decorate the base of these showy and long lasting 4—5 in.
This Persicaria is perfect for cutting and admirable in a border next to any blue-leafed plant.
www.tesselaar.net.au /plantprofiles/persicaria_superba.asp   (303 words)

 Persicaria polymorpha
Not considered to be invasive as are some other species of polygonum and persicaria.
This species of Persicaria is a shrubby, clump-forming perennial featuring plumes (panacled racemes) of creamy white flowers reminiscent of goat's beard (Aruncus dioecus) which bloom throughout the summer atop leafy stems typically rising 3-5' (less frequently to 6') tall.
Synonymous with and sometimes sold as Polygonum polymorphum.
www.mobot.org /gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=S270   (91 words)

 Thursday's Plant -- Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This new persicaria should be especially enticing to gardeners.
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon' is a vigorous grower that trades one display of color for another as the season rolls along.
A clump-forming perennial, 'Red Dragon' does well in combination plantings when mixed with annuals or perennials.
www.greenbeam.com /features/plant051401.stm   (408 words)

 Persicaria capitata - UBC Botanical Garden Forums
It looks more like a Persicaria (Polygonum) species to me; however, some scale would be helpful for an identification.
I am leaning toward Persicaria capitata (Polygonum capitatum).
You are all totally awesome...The minute I saw the pic of Persicaria capitata (Polygonum capitatum) I knew you had nailed it - hands down.
www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org /forums/showthread.php?s=211e2f7668d3b20d8d2bff82c51a493a&t=1666   (554 words)

 S-weeds 333: Persicaria lapathifolia, Persicaria maculosa, Persicaria amphibia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
S-weeds 333: Persicaria lapathifolia, Persicaria maculosa, Persicaria amphibia
not that the Persicarias have anything to do with the little store at the bus center closing early this summer.
Well, that's an uncommon thing - while the Persicarias, in contrast are very common.
www.s-weeds.net /sidor/octus/0802.html   (60 words)

 Better Homes & Gardens: Here there be dragons - editor's choice - Red Dragon persicaria; garden planning; other ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Red Dragon persicaria was definitely our favorite plant in the garden last year as we watched it change colors from a metallic dark burgundy in spring to a mix of green, red, and silver as the season progressed.
Note that although this is a persicaria, the ever-changing Red Dragon variety grows in a tidy, if floppy, clump, and is not invasive.
Another note: Many northern gardeners report that they have little luck with winter survival.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1041/is_7_80/ai_87779949   (633 words)

 Common Name A-F   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Polygonum maximowiczii, Persicaria fastigiatoramosa, Persicaria hydropiper L. Achicoria, Achicoria Amarga, Achicoria de Bruselas, Achicoria de café, or Achicoria de raíz Cichorium intybus L. syn Cichorium intybus var.
Polygonum maximowiczii, Persicaria fastigiatoramosa, Persicaria hydropiper L. Bity Tongue, Biting knotweed, or Biting persicaria Polygonum hydropiper
Polygonum maximowiczii, Persicaria fastigiatoramosa, Persicaria hydropiper L. Bitter Cherry Prunus spp.
sunnisan.com /flwrs/alphacommon.html   (1096 words)

 Polygonum persicaria
From various places across the web, may not be correct.
puritanorum[B,P] Persicaria maculata[B,P] Persicaria ruderalis[B,P] Persicaria ruderalis var.
From various places around the Web, may not be correct.
www.ibiblio.org /pfaf/cgi-bin/arr_html?Polygonum+persicaria   (975 words)

 Polygonum genus part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
kelp, longroot smartweed, marsh smartweed, swamp knotweed or persicaria, devil’s shoestring, tanweed, amphibious bistort, Polygonum coccineum Muhlenb., Polygonum coccineum Muhl.
common knotweed, willow-weed, willow smartweed, pale persicaria, wireweed, nodding smartweed, dockleaf smartweed
Colonizing perennial with creeping rhizomes and erect to spreading stems to 1.5 m tall.
www.cdfa.ca.gov /phpps/ipc/weedinfo/polygonum-smartweeds.htm   (1250 words)

 Bluestone Perennials, Inc -- PERSICARIA FIRETAIL
PERSICARIA FIRETAIL - Fleeceflower -Tall 4' - Plant 36" apart.
Bright red fingers of flowers reach to the sky above green bushy plant.
If you have any questions, contact us at (800) 852-5243 Printed on Sunday, November 06, 2005.
www.bluestoneperennials.com /b/bp/PEFIP.html   (77 words)

—tepal of the genus Persicaria, note vein with three main branches at base.
Right—tepal of Polygonum and Fallopia, note dencricular pattern of vein branching.
—stamens of Persicaria, note slender filaments and nectaries at base.
www.arthurhaines.com /polygonum.htm   (426 words)

 Lobelia fulgens 'Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower' Lobelia 'Grape Knee-Hi' Lobelia 'Royal Fuschia' Nepeta faassenii ...
It is resistant to deer, attracts butterflies, an excellent choice for hot, dry gardens, and has attractive winter foliage.
The Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’ is a wonderful variety in the Persicaria family.
With its superb, variegated maroon leaves with burgundy heart shaped centers and a white chevron, it has a plant height of 2’ and a spread of 18-23”.
www.thumbgreen.com /perennials35.html   (681 words)

 Persicaria ''Red Dragon'' by Gardening Express from eDirectory.co.uk online shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Persicaria ''Red Dragon'' by Gardening Express from eDirectory.co.uk online shop
Superb foliage, which varies in colour, but is mainly maroon with dark burgundy, heart shaped centres surrounded by a minty-white chevron.
The stems are bright red and plants are ideal for virtually any situation with a height and spread of about 60cm (24'').
www.edirectory.co.uk /pf/static/880/mi/058/p2134058.html   (53 words)

 S-weeds 266: Carex nigra, Persicaria amphibia, Odontites rubra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
S-weeds 266: Carex nigra, Persicaria amphibia, Odontites rubra
The Sedge grows in the wettest part of the meadow scrap across the street, which is at the moment dry.
In the wild there would not be flowers yet - the plants, if any, are still to insignificant for me to re-collect the exact spot.
www.s-weeds.net /sidor/sextus/0527.html   (128 words)

 PlantenTuin Esveld List of available slides of plants of the genus Persicaria
List of available slides from the genus Persicaria.
The slides listed below are available from us as scans in JPG format.
These are part of our on-line plant catalogue, but are also linked in this list for your use at the same terms as above.
www.esveld.nl /dialijsten/dialistgPersicaria.html   (168 words)

 Persicaria hydropiper - Water Pepper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Marshy ground beside feeder streams and ponds is where water pepper is usually found.
A relative of Redshank and Pale Persicaria, this annual is easily overlooked because its pinkish flowers are so small.
We find plenty of water pepper beside the River Teifi.
www.first-nature.com /flowers/persicaria_hydropiper.htm   (61 words)

 PlantFiles: Images of Mountain Fleece (Persicaria amplexicaulis)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Nov 6, 11:34 AM Images of Mountain Fleece (Persicaria amplexicaulis)
on Apr 5, 2003 10:45 PM "persicaria amplexicaulis "Firetail" Mountain Fleeceflower.
I've been growing this in my zone 5a garden for 5 years.
dg.davesgarden.com /pf/showimage/15189   (148 words)

 PDN -- Persicaria microcephala 'Silver Dragon' PPAF, PVR
Terra Nova, OR Persicaria microcephala 'Silver Dragon' PPAF, PVR (Silver Dragon Persicaria)
Persicaria 'Silver Dragon' is the most distinctive of the new persicaria hybrids from Terra Nova.
This dramatic plant has foliage that is primarily silver with an olive-green border and a central red leaf vein.
www.plantdelights.com /Catalog/Spring/Detail/06088.html   (114 words)

 The Global Compendium of Weeds: Persicaria maculosa S.F.Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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Synonyms/other Latin names: Persicaria maculata (Rafin.) A. & D.Löve, Persicaria vulgaris Webb & Moq., Polgonum maculatum Raf., Polygonum persicaria L. Common name(s): willow weed, persicaria, lady's thumb, spotted lady's thumb, redshank, willow weed, lady's thumb smartweed
NOTE: for now (until database/website are updated), you must manually search for each data source in the GWC Data Sources document.)
www.hear.org /gcw/html/autogend/species/14395.HTM   (148 words)

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