Bistorta Affinis is the Himalayan bistort, fleece or knotweed, a flowering plantspecies in the Himalayan family Polygonaceae (Tibet, Nepal, Northern India, Pakistan, Kashmir). Bistorta Affinis is found in the Himalayas at altitudes of 3,000–4,800 m from Afghanistan to eastern Nepal. Bistorta Affinis is a prolific, densely tufted, mat-forming perennial that grows by 60 cm (24 in) to 25 cm (10 in) tall. Due to a waxy coating, the narrow elliptic leaves are white on the underside. At the top of short erect stems, cylindrical spikes of many pale pink or rose-red flowers are born from mid-summer to autumn. One can see this flower in the Valley of Uttarakhand.Quick info:
Location in the valley of flowers: In June month, they can be found near the streams of the valley of flowers, especially near Pushpawati River bed.
Flowering season: June to July