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Fish-plant - Houttuynia cordata

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Stace 4:

Houttuynia cordata Thunb. - Fish-plant.

Stems to 60cm, erect; leaves few on stem, 3-9cm, ovate, cordate, with 5-7 palmate veins, often with strong red and / or cream suffusion; spike 1-3cm, with 4-6 white bracts 1-3cm long at base; (2n=96). Neophyte-naturalised; marshy ground by stream; Cardiganshire since 2008, South England, Central & North Scotland, County Wexford; East Asia.