Persicaria muricata, a
perennial height of approximately 50cm, the stems have small
downward prickles and crawl on the ground at the lower parts.
Leaves, alternately arranged, each 3-8cm in length, oval or broadly
lanceolate, the tip pointed, with truncate or heart-shaped bases.
Approximately ten flowers come on the branch tops: the peduncles
having glandular hair, perianths deeply cleft into five - upper
parts red, and lower ones white. Bloom time: September-October.