Pale persicaria

Polygonum lapathifolium



Pale willow weed, Downy willow weed

Importance

Common in all spring crops. Found in heavy damp soils.

Pale persicaria - young1. The cotyledons are narrow, lance-shaped and downy, borne on a scarlet stem.
Pale persicaria 22. The first true leaf is long, narrow and hairy, with a silvery appearance.
Pale persicaria 33. An annual of upright growth habit, differing from redshank as it bears white flowers.