Polygonum polystachyum in Valley of Flowers
Polygonum polystachyum a perennial gregarious under shrub with 1-2 m height. It has branched and reddish brown stem. Leaves are 6 to 18, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex and narrowed at base. Flowers are fragrant, white often tinged with pink. Flowers are arranged in much branched, terminal, spreading panicles. Stamens are 8 and deeply divided. The specific name Polystachyum refers to many stems.
|July to September|
Very common in shruberries, mountain slopes and meadows.
Leaves are used as vegetable and young twigs are used in pickles.
Location in the Valley of flowers
|It is very common in the area, you will find it everywhere. In fact government is spending lot of money to remove this plant. It is a weed.|
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