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Common name

English: Common Bistort

German: Schlangen-Knöterich

Portuguese: Serpentina-vermelha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (30)(family description)

          Genus: Persicaria (6)

            Epithet: bistorta L. (1)

bistorta => double-twisted, turned

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Persicaria bistorta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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