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Herbarium specimen: Persicaria amphibia

Taxon:Polygonaceae: Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre ("Amphibious Bistort")
Filed in taxon folder:Polygonaceae: Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre ("Amphibious Bistort")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:15/5/1934
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Chew Magna Reservoir, ST565632
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Persicaria amphibia herbarium specimen from Chew Magna Reservoir, VC6 North Somerset in 1934 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
fruits/flowers:no flowers
notes:Reservoir now dry and completely "drained". Covering large areas at W end and middle.
By May and June 1937, the growth and spread of this plant had become so extensive around the greater part of Chew MAgna Reservoir that in May when fishing was allowed it was almost impossible to fish - a great disappointment to anglers.
Filing note:Polygonum amphibium

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+Persicaria amphibiaGB, VC6 North Somerset, blagdon reservoirHarold Stuart Thompson5/9/1933BIRM

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