White and pink Polygonum capitatum flowers with red stems and red and green leaves
Polygonum capitatum

Colombia has eight native species of the genus Polygonum, but this is not one of them. Naturalized in Colombia between 3,500 and 9,000 feet. Photographed in Bogotá.

Polygonum capitatum red leaves and white flowers sprawling over rocks next to a stream
A Polygonum capitatum with white flowers growing in between a ground-cover of ice plants