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Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Polygonaceae > Genus: Persicaria > Species: Persicaria foliosa

Persicaria foliosa (Lindb. fil.) Kitag.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 45 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1966


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FI0100074 Finland Porvoonjoen suisto-Stensböle Map
FI0100081 Finland Kullafjärdenin lintuvesi Map
FI0200079 Finland Kokemäenjoen suisto Map
FI0342001 Finland Längelmäveden saaret Map
FI0345005 Finland Kapeenlahden ranta Map
FI0351005 Finland Marttilan rantaniitty Map
FI0358003 Finland Kilpijoen ranta Map
FI0401001 Finland Kymijoki Map
FI0403002 Finland Hevoshaka, Tompuri, Salmenkylä, Saunaniemi Map
FI0500046 Finland Sysmän lintuvedet Map
FI0800112 Finland Lapväärtin kosteikot Map
FI0900098 Finland Putkilahti Map
FI1100600 Finland Hiastinlahti Map
FI1100601 Finland Iijoen suisto Map
FI1101202 Finland Kiiminkijoki Map
FI1101203 Finland Kiiminkijoen suisto Map
FI1103004 Finland Oulujoen suisto Map
FI1300302 Finland Perämeren saaret Map
FI1301911 Finland Pajukari-Uksei-Alkunkarinlahti Map
SE0240127 Sweden Torkesviken Map
SE0540076 Sweden Djuröarna Map
SE0610223 Sweden Näs Map
SE0610228 Sweden Genbäcken Map
SE0610233 Sweden Knappnäs Map
SE0620233 Sweden Bysjöholmarna-Fullsta Map
SE0630052 Sweden Näsudden Map
SE0630187 Sweden Bredforsen Map
SE0630223 Sweden Mellanljusnan Korskrogen-Edeforsen Map
SE0630228 Sweden Borrsjön-Vikarsjön Map
SE0630246 Sweden Kyrksjön Map
SE0710152 Sweden Stornäset Map
SE0710207 Sweden Nordsjövikarna i Faxälven Map
SE0710213 Sweden Skjulsta strandäng Map
SE0810009 Sweden Strömbäck-Kont Map
SE0810434 Sweden Öreälven Map
SE0810435 Sweden Vindelälven Map
SE0810445 Sweden Brattby Map
SE0810483 Sweden Sörforsdammen Map
SE0810491 Sweden Umeälvens delta Map
SE0820709 Sweden Vuonoviken Map
SE0820710 Sweden Kraaseli Map
SE0820711 Sweden Svensbyfjärden Map
SE0820712 Sweden Riekkola Map
FI0500236 Finland Haapalahden ranta Map
SE0710224 Sweden Indalsälvens delta Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Evjeslirekne Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100