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Persicaria attenuata (R.Br.) Sojak
Two subspecies are featured here:
Persicaria attenuata (R.Br.) Sojak subsp. attenuata

Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield (A.Kanis 1954)

Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield (A.Kanis 1954)
White Smartweed
Growing in Red Lily Lagoon at Rinyirru National Park (Lakefield) with Lotus lilies. (Nelumbo nucifera).This suspecies is endemic to lagoons in Rinyirru National Park.
Persicaria attenuata was collected by Banks and Solander on the Endeavour River.


  Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Flower spikes
  Location: Red Lily Lagoon, Rinyirru National Park, North Queensland Location: Red Lily Lagoon, Rinyirru National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1450.972S 14410.094E GPS coordinates:1450.972S 14410.094E
  Date of photo:13 June 2013 Date of photo:13 June 2013
  Field No.: 2175 Field No.: 2175
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield Persicaria attenuata subsp. Lakefield
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Red Lily Lagoon habitat with Nelumbo nucifera
  Location: Red Lily Lagoon, Rinyirru National Park, North Queensland Location: Red Lily Lagoon, Rinyirru National Park, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1450.972S 14410.094E GPS coordinates:1450.972S 14410.094E
  Date of photo:13 June 2013 Date of photo:13 June 2013
  Field No.: 2175 Field No.: 2175

Persicaria attenuata (R.Br.) Sojak subsp. attenuata
Growing on the banks of the Irvinebank Dam and at Cattana Wetland in Cairns.
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Flowers
  Location: Irvinebank Dam, North Queensland Location: Irvinebank Dam, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1725.7320S 14512.0260E GPS coordinates:1725.7320S 14512.0260E
  Date of photo:9 April 2015 Date of photo:9 April 2015
  Field No.: 3108 Field No.: 3108
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata
 
  Description: Plants in habitat Description: Plants in habitat
  Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E
  Date of photo:14 July 2013 Date of photo:14 July 2013
  Field No.:U490 Field No.:U490
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata
 
  Description: Plants in habitat Description: Plants in habitat
  Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E
  Date of photo:26 January 2015 Date of photo:26 January 2015
Field No.: 2983 Field No.: 2983
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Plants in habitat on edge of lake
  Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland Location:Cattana Wetland, Yorkey's Knob, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E GPS coordinates:16˚49.996S 145˚42.035E
  Date of photo:26 January 2015 Date of photo:26 January 2015
  Field No.: 2983 Field No.: 2983
     
  Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata Persicaria attenuata subsp. attenuata
 
  Description: Flowers Description:Ocrea
  Location:Walsh River, Collins Weir Road, North Queensland Location:Walsh River, Collins Weir Road, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚10.8528S 145˚17.8296E GPS coordinates:17˚10.8528S 145˚17.8296E
  Date of photo:21 June 2015 Date of photo:21 June 2015
  Field No.:3217 Field No.:3217




References (accessed 9 August 2017):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Persicaria~attenuata 

Stephens KM & Dowling RM (2002), Wetland Plants of Queensland, CSIRO Publishing

 

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