Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09743 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Polygonum bistorta L.
Infraspecific    ssp. plumosum (Small) Hulten
J.G. Harris   3603  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 21 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality along Dempster Highway at km 131. 
Elev.: 3034 ft. (925 m.)
Habitat Notes Limestone scree slopes, tundra community. 
Latitude Longitude 64° 57'  19" N, 138° 15'  25" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Polygonum bistorta var. plumosum (Small) Boivin

     Polygonum bistorta ssp. plumosum (Small) HultÚn
     Polygonum plumosum Small

Common Name(s): meadow bistort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529776, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum bistorta
                                            Variety: Polygonum bistorta var. plumosum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09743s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09741 Braya humilis  ssp. humilis   "low northern rockcress" same section
09738 Campanula aurita      "Yukon bellflower" same section
09737 Dryopteris fragrans      "fragrant woodfern" same section
09742 Physaria calderi      "Calder's bladderpod" same section
09739 Rubus chamaemorus      "cloudberry" same section
09740 Selaginella sibirica      "Siberian spikemoss" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Polygonum bistorta  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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