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Amphibious Bistort

Persicaria amphibia (L.) S. F. Gray

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Persicaria amphibia (Amphibious Bistort) is a species of perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, South America, Alaska, Canada, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Hercostomus nigripennis, Cheilosia hoodiana, Lycaena hyllus, and Marsh Hoverfly. Individuals can grow to 0.5 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Amphibious Bistort. View this species on GBIF