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Connecticut Plants
Mild Water-pepper
Persicaria hydropiperoides (Michx.) Small
  • Synonyms: Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx.
  • Family: buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
  • Habitat: wet soil, swamps, shallow streams
  • Height: 6-30 inches
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch across
  • Flower color: pink to white
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx.
Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx.
Polygonum hydropiperoides Michx.

Mild water-pepper frequently grows in large groups at water's edge.