Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme Family: Polygonaceae
Bushy Knotgrass     *     Polygonum polychnemiforme



Part of the Polygonum aviculare group.

Prostrate stems, ascending at tips and forming dense, bushy cushions. Leaves not (or only weakly) heterophyllus, 7-20 x 3-10 mm, narrowly elliptical or oblong-lanceolate.
Internodes to 20(-30) mm. Perianth lobed to 1/2 - 2/3

Probably very common on compacted ground


Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme

Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme

Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme

Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme
Bushy Knotgrass, Polygonum polychnemiforme
Photographs: Kingston Lacy, Dorset. September 2020

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