Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04116 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum bistortoides Pursh
Common name   American bistort
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2728  
Coll. Date 29 June 1996 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Garfield County
Locality Aquarius Plateau, near junction of Row Lakes road. 
 
Elev.: 10200 ft. (3110 m.)
Habitat Notes meadows surrounding a marsh. 
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 38° 3'  29" N, 111° 35'  5" W
Township Range T32S, R3E, Sec. 4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

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):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04103 Botrychium simplex      "little grapefern" same section
04105 Castilleja aquariensis      "Aquarius Plateau paintbrush" same section
04121 Deschampsia elongata      "slender hairgrass" same section
04114 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" same section
04122 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" same section
04127 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  same section
04132 Penstemon procerus  var. aberrans   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
04126 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
04124 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
04112 Potentilla fruticosa     same section
04111 Ranunculus cardiophyllus      "heart-leaf buttercup" same section
04110 Ranunculus flammula  var. ovalis   "creeping spearwort" same section
04123 Saxifraga rohmboidea      "Diamondleaf saxifrag" same section
04125 Sedum rhodanthum     same section
04115 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Row Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. N 10266  Jacobs Reservoir 
Purple Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 10565  Jacobs Reservoir 
Squaw Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10276  Jacobs Reservoir 
Jacobs Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 10076  Jacobs Reservoir 
Jacobs Valley Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 10076  Jacobs Reservoir 
Blue Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N 10529  Jacobs Reservoir 
Basin Flats (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SE 10650  Jacobs Reservoir 
Jacobs Valley (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SW   Jacobs Reservoir 
Boulder Swale (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Jacobs Reservoir 
Burr Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 10352  Jacobs Reservoir 
Stairs Slope (Slope) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N 9715  Jacobs Reservoir 
South Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 10916  Jacobs Reservoir 
Barney Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SW 9964  Jacobs Reservoir 
Dark Valley Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9423  Jacobs Reservoir 
Five Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. E 11037  Jacobs Reservoir 
Jubilee Guard Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 9810  Big Lake 
Dark Valley Shelf (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. N 10253  Jacobs Reservoir 
Willow Bottom (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. W 10155  Big Lake 
McGath Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. S 9377  Jacobs Reservoir 
Rock Spring Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Big Lake 

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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