Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02806 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum bistortoides Pursh
Common name   American bistort
Collector(s)
T. Whiteley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 06 June 1992 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Weber County
Locality Snowbasin road, about 5-6 miles from top.
    
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 41° 13'  38" N, 111° 47'  12" W
Township Range T6N, R1E, Sec. 25  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Polygonum bistortoides Pursh

     Bistorta bistortoides (Pursh) Small
     Persicaria bistortoides (Pursh) H. Hinds
     Polygonum bistortoides var. linearifolium (S. Wats.) Small
     Polygonum bistortoides var. oblongifolium (Meisn.) St. John
     Polygonum cephalophorum Greene
     Polygonum glastifolium Greene
     Polygonum vulcanicum Greene

Common Name(s): American bistort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20879, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum bistortoides
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02806s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01028
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01041
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01108
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01260
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04116
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04691
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06659
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07751
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07960
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08072
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09167
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09167
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15761
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16851
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16851

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02805 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hawkins Spring (Spring) Weber County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 5099  Snow Basin 
Huntsville Reservoir (Reservoir) Weber County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 5040  Snow Basin 
Valley Lake Estates (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1.4 mi. N 4941  Snow Basin 
Huntsville South Branch Canal (Canal) Weber County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 4964  Snow Basin 
South Arm Campground (Locale) Weber County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4971  Snow Basin 
Ski/Lake Village Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4928  Huntsville 
Anderson Cove Campground (Locale) Weber County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4935  Huntsville 
Smith Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Snow Basin 
Hawkins Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Snow Basin 
Jefferson Hunt Campground (Locale) Weber County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4908  Snow Basin 
North Branch South Fork Ogden River (Stream) Weber County, UT 2 mi. N   Browns Hole 
South Branch South Fork Ogden River (Stream) Weber County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Browns Hole 
Jefferson Hunt Campground (Locale) Weber County, UT 2 mi. NE 4922  Huntsville 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Snow Basin 
Poison Hollow (Valley) Weber County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Snow Basin 
Huntsville Post Office (Post Office) Weber County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4931  Huntsville 
Huntsville (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4928  Huntsville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Weber County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4928  Huntsville 
Huntsville Cemetery (Cemetery) Weber County, UT 2.7 mi. N 4899  Huntsville 
Spring Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Huntsville 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum bistortoides  Pursh

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Polygonum+bistortoides

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