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Polygonum arenastrum; Equal-leaved Knotgrass   

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Polygonum arenastrum
Polygonum arenastrum
Equal-leaved Knotgrass
Photographer: Phil Pullen

ID: 0000 0000 0815 2604 (2015-08-20)

Copyright © 2015 Phil Pullen

  • date of photo  Aug 20, 2015
  • location   Plymouth, Devon (England, United Kingdom)
  • family Polygonaceae
  • notes   A common urban weed in this area. The dense, low-growing mat is typical of this species although other ecotypes have a more ascending habit. Called Equal-leaved Knotgrass because the other common British knotgrass, Polygonum aviculare, has the leaves of the main stems larger than the leaves of the branches.
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Equal-leaved Knotgrass (photographer)
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