Persicaria


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Persicaria

plant genus in the Polygonaceae family; contains an unidentified hepatotoxin which causes hepatitis and photosensitive dermatitis; includes P. hydropiper (willow weed), P. lapathifolia, P. maculosa (P. vulgaris), P. orientalis. Called also smart weeds.
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Comparison of volatile constituents of Persicaria odorata (Lour.
Late Spring and Summer: Campanula, Nemophila, Eschscholzia, Clarkia, Gypsophila, Centaurea, Linum, Lavatera, Nigella, Limnanthes, Cosmos, Reseda, Phacelia, Coreopsis, Nepeta, Persicaria,
USE ground-huggers such as persicaria affinis "superba" to liven up soil beneath shrubs.
Add the silver aromatic leaves of Artemesia Powis Castle all underplanted with the ground-hugging Persicaria Affinis Darjeeling Red with its bright red flowers and large deep-green leaves.
There's nothing ambiguous about giving a few seed packets of persicaria orientale - a pinky-red, summerflowering annual with the no-nonsense common name of 'kiss me over the garden gate'.
Favourites include: Persicaria bisorta `Superba' which grows to 3ft and is topped with dense spikes of pretty pink flowers for much of the summer.
dissimilis exclusively on Persicaria (=Polygonum by some authors) coccinea.
fatue were still viable at this temperature; tomato and P persicaria were inactivated by 10 min at 65[degrees]C; T.
3 Aronia melanocarpa -- -- -- Andropogon gerardii -- -- -- Carex haydenii/stricta -- -- -- Carex pensylvanica -- -- -- Spiraea alba -- -- -- Lycopus uniflorus -- -- -- Aster lanceolatus -- -- -- Persicaria amphibium -- -- -- Thelypteris palustris -- -- -- Carex vulpinoidea -- -- -- Carex scoparia -- -- -- * Poa pratensis -- -- -- Lysimachia terrestris -- -- -- Others -- 3.