- another name for red shank
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Examples from the Web for persicaria
Here is a young one on this leaf of persicaria; do you see it?
But two or three of the Persicaria tribe are still in flower, and also some of the Goosefoots.Mirror of the Months
Peter George Patmore
How the spots of Persicaria do manifest themselves between the sixth and tenth ribbe.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne
The leaves of persicaria, also, are often selected by the female newt for the purpose of depositing her eggs.
It feeds in July and August on broom, dyer's greenweed (Genista tinctoria), persicaria, and other low plants.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series