Photos of Persicaria-hydropiper-~-water-pepper

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Persicaria hydropiper ~ water pepper



Persicaria-hydropiper-~-water-pepper


Characteristics:

  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 1

  • also known as Polygonum hydropiper

  • often in slightly disturbed areas or within roadside ditches

  • bristles on top of ocreae (sheaths)

  • tepals covered with glistening yellow dots (glands)

  • nodding inflorescences

  • rose color–tipped tepals

  • all parts contain pepper–like substance

  • native (possibly non–native)



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