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wireweed,

n Latin name:
Polygonum aviculare; parts used: whole plant, leaves; uses: in Ayurveda, pacifies kapha and vata doshas (bitter, pungent, light), antifibrotic, anti-microbial, antiinflammatory, hepatoprotection, anticoagulant, anodyne, tonic, vermifuge, diuretic, bronchitis, diabetes, dysentery, jaundice, malaria, bleeding disorders; precautions: overdose. Also called
anjawar, knotgrass, machoti, nasomali, or
prostrate knotweed.
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Chris Felton, while collecting seaweed samples on Ainsdale shore, found sargassummuticum, or wireweed, an invasive species from the Pacific, first recorded in the UK on the Isle of Wight in 1973.
This includes the continued spread along the Wales coast of Japanese wireweed, Sargassum, which is usually found in the Asian pacific.
These include the continued spread of Japanese wireweed, Sargassum, which is usually found in the Asian pacific.