Botanical name: Persicaria amplexicaulis Family: Polygonaceae (Knotweed family)
Synonyms: Bistorta amplexicaulis var. alba, Polygonum petiolatum
White Mountain Fleeceflower is an erect perennial herb, with ovate-heart-shaped stem leaves, clasping the stem. Lower leaves are long-stalked, 5-15 cm long, minutely toothed. White to pinkish-white flowers are borne in erect spikes 5-15 cm long, usually solitary, sometimes branched. Flowers are tiny, 3-6 mm long, numerous, crowded, with 5 tepals. Stamens have dark-blue or purplish anthers. White Mountain Fleeceflower is found in the Himalayas, from Afghanistan to SW China, at altitudes of 1200-2500 m. Flowering: June-September.
The flower labeled White Mountain Fleeceflower is ...