Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

Accession # 00034 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum viviparum L.
Common name   alpine bistort
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   1754  
 none  
Geography Greenland.  .  
Locality Semermiut area S of Ilulissat (Jakobshavn). 
 
Elev.: 98 ft. (30 m.)
Habitat Notes Heath tundra. 
Latitude Longitude 69° 12'  N, 51° 4'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Polygonum viviparum L.

     Bistorta vivipara (L.) S.F. Gray
     Polygonum fugax Small
     Polygonum macounii Small ex Macoun
     Polygonum viviparum var. alpinum Wahlenb.
     Polygonum viviparum var. macounii (Small ex Macoun) HultÚn

Common Name(s): alpine bistort, serpent-grass, viviparous bistort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20864, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00034s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06916s1.jpg 
06916
specimen image: 07091s1.jpg 
07091
specimen image: 07612s2.jpg 
07612
specimen image: 08052s1.jpg 
08052
specimen image: 09789s1.jpg 
09789

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00019 Alopecurus alpinus      "alpine foxtail" same section
00015 Antennaria ekmaniana      "Ekman's pussytoes" same section
01180 Arnica alpina     same section
00031 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" same section
00017 Cerastium alpinum  ssp. lanatum   "alpine chickweed" same section
00028 Draba cinerea      "grayleaf draba" same section
00002 Eriophorum scheuchzeri      "white cottongrass" same section
00030 Pedicularis lanata      "woolly lousewort" same section
00033 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" same section
00020 Pyrola grandiflora      "large-flowered wintergreen" same section
00022 Salix arctica     same section
00010 Salix arctica     same section
00032 Saxifraga nivalis      "alpine saxifrage" same section
00029 Saxifraga tricuspidata      "three-toothed saxifrage" same section
00039 Stellaria longipes  var. monantha   "meadow starwort" same section
00006 Viscaria alpina     same section

Locale


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

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

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum viviparum  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

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

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