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Small-leaved Knotgrass

A sprawling species, similar to common knotgrass, but smaller and with paler flowers



Common Name Small-leaved Knotgrass
Alternative Name(s) Equal-leaved Knotgrass
Scientific Name Polygonum arenastrum
Species Group Dock Family Polygonaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Dock family - Polygonaceae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group White
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Small, sprawling plant forming mats
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Dock Family Polygonaceae