Polygonum arenastrum Boreau 1857 (Family Polygonaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30cm
Rarely Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - September (Earliest: 20.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Possible Parasites:
Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Idaea muricata Larva

Xanthorhoe spadicearia Larva

Diacrisia sannio Larva

Parasemia plantaginis

Deilephila elpenor
Possible Sapivores:
Lygus pratensis

Aulacorthum solani

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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