Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Gray
Nat.Arr.Brit.Pl. 2:270 (1821)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Sunday 12 June 2005

Erect or ascending annual or biennial, herb, 0.8-1.8 m high. Fl. white/pink, Jan to Dec. Sandy mud, black mud, coarse clay loam. Damp situations, floodplains, margins of pools, creeks & rivers.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Perth, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cambridge, Derby/west Kimberley, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Kwinana, Stirling, Wanneroo, Wyndham-East Kimberley.