Amphibious Bistort - Persicaria amphibia
Short to medium height (max 60 cm). It is a creeping plant rooting at the nodes, and has both terrestrial and aquatic forms. Flowers deep pink in short, dense, broad and often solitary spikes.
In or close to still or slow flowing water.
June to September.
Fairly frequent throughout Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 200 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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