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Persicaria decipiens (R.Br.) K.L.Wilson
Slender Knotweed
Grows at the  water's edge at Hastie's Swamp near Atherton - a renowned birdwatching spot. This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Botany Bay in 1770.


  Persicaria decipiens Persicaria decipiens
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Flowers
  Location: Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland Location:Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E
Date of photo:13 January 2008 Date of photo:13 January 2008
  Field No:U491 Field No:U491
     
  Persicaria decipiens Persicaria decipiens
 
  Description: Leaves Description: Plants
  Location: Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland Location: Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E
  Date of photo:13 January 2008 Date of photo:13 January 2008
  Field No:U491 Field No:U491
     
  Persicaria decipiens Persicaria decipiens
 
  Description: Flower Description: Flowers
  Location: Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland Location: Hastie's Swamp, Atherton, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E GPS coordinates:1718.0965S 14528.5974E
  Date of photo:13 March 2016 Date of photo:13 March 2016
  Field No:3914 Field No:3914
     
     

 

References (accessed 9 August 2017):

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

Wilson, K.L., (1990) Some widespread species of Persicaria (Polygonaceae) and their allies. Kew Bulletin 45(4) 621-636

 

 

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