The common name of oxybasis rubra, red goosefoot, refers to the red colouration, of the tepals, along leaf margins, and the stem.
Main flower color:
Lowland regions of the British Isles; most common in southern England, especially near the coast
Up to 100 cm
Damp places, waste ground, on rich soils
In dense, elongated clusters, at the top of the stem and the (closely-spaced) upper leaf nodes. Flowers have between two and five tepals; male flowers have up to five stamens, with white filaments and pale yellow anthers
Stalked, hairless, shiny, diamond-shaped, relatively thick, lined by large, irregular teeth. Often reddish along the margins
July to October