- Persicaria wallichii is a perennial plant that can grow from 23.6-78.7 in. (60-200 cm) tall.
- Leaves are alternate or basal, oval to lanceolate in shape, moderately hairy, and 3.9-7.9 in. (10-20 cm) long with heart shaped bases and pointed tips.
- Flowers are white to pink, 0.12-0.2 in. (3-5 mm) long, fragrant, and found in clusters from 7.9-13.8 in. (20-35 cm) long. Flowers bloom from mid summer to late fall.
- Seeds are dark brown in color, ovoid, 3 angled, smooth, and 0.04-0.08 in. (1-2 mm) long. They are transported mostly by water and wind.
- Ecological Threat
- Persicaria wallichii can be found in moist soils and in fields, pastures, and waste areas. It is native to the Himalayan region.
- University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Natural Heritage Program
- University of California, Jepson Flora Project
- Flora of North America, www.eFloras.org
- USDA NRCS PLANTS
- USDA ARS GRIN