(170409SCS4-6) Herb for ID from Haryana : Attachments (3). 7 posts by 3 authors.
This herb was growing on the roadside near the Delhi canal.
Tried to find out the ID in the books but proved a wild goose chase.
Sonepat, Haryana, 11 April 09.
Request ID please.
could be Persicaria lapathifolia var. lanata (L.) Gray,
Pictures of Persicaria lapathifolia at
Thank you …, it does not look like Persicaria lapathifolia.
Looks like some polygonum species. Will post the pix once it flowers
It looks like Polygonum persicaria, particularly with darkish (or purplish) patches on the leaves at the link www.missouriplants.com/Pinkalt/Polygonum_pers…
Sorry …, the link is not working though it was mentioned in the google search.
Nevertheless, here is some description http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polygonum_persicaria.jpg