Persicaria arifolia (L.) Haraldson
Family - Polygonaceae
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Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Wet sandy ground near spring branches, often partially submerged.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species is quite rare in Missouri and can only be found in a few locations of the southeast portion of the state. The plant reaches the extreme western edge of its geographical range in the state.
Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 9-8-02.