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spindely stems,lightly scented,small pink flowers on stalk.


 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:55 pm    Post subject: spindely stems,lightly scented,small pink flowers on stalk. Reply with quote

found this flower by the roadside,its about 2+ft tall,long spindely stems,lightly scented,small pink flowers on stalk,have tried to download more pics but took ages just to do this one Rolling Eyes


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

went back had a closer look,its about 4 foot high and was in a ditch with a stream behind it,the stalks on the bigger ones were red,will try to download better pics,managed to download before cant think what i`m doing wrong,
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

From the picture, it looks like Redshank, a weed which is a member of the Dock family but it is hard to be sure on this evidence.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:35 am    Post subject: spindely stems,lightly scented,small pink flowers on stalk Reply with quote

Also looks to me like it could be a species of Persicaria. A pretty vigorous ground covering perennial. A bit hard to see from photo though
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