Polygonum capitatum

Polygonum capitatum in Valley of Flowers

Polygonum capitatum is an annual herb. Stems are creeping and rooting at nodes. Branches are ascending. Leaves are ovate elliptic and acute at apex. Flowers are small and in terminal globular heads. Stamens are alternating with nectar glands.

English Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Local Name

Kaflya

Family

Polygonaceae

Flowering time

June to September

Habitat

Cultivated fields and often creeping on rocks.

Uses

Plant is used as an antidote to snake poison, boils and insect stings.

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is found near Govindghat on your trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria.

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Polygonum capitatum
Polygonum capitatum

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