Erva-de-Bicho (Persicaria hydropiperoides)

Botanical names:
Persicaria hydropiperoides Accepted
Polygonum hydropiperoides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Three angled, oval, shiny, dark brown to black seeds.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant


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