Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

Accession # 01260 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum bistortoides Pursh
Common name   American bistort
Collector(s)
K. Anderson   142  
  [no date]  
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Beaver County
Locality Round Flat.
    
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° 19'  2" N, 112° 23'  23" W
Township Range T29S, R5W, Sec. 2  
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: 01260s1.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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02806
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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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11201
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11201
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11201
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12267
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12267
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12267
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15761
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16851
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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.
01257 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
14202 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 292 ft. SE
01256 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" same section
01261 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
01259 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
15116 Castilleja parvula  var. parvula   "Tushar Range paintbrush" same section
01262 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" same section
01255 Juncus hallii      "Hall's rush" same section
01258 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mount Holly Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2010 ft. NE 9633  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Tushar Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2775 ft. S 9843  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Kays Meadow (Flat) Beaver County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9899  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Round Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1 mi. NW 9623  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Elk Meadows Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.1 mi. E 10135  Delano Peak 
Blainies Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9558  Delano Peak 
Hy Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Hi Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Otter Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9571  Delano Peak 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9600  Delano Peak 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10132  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Puffer Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Puffer Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Grizzly Ridges (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9052  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Britts Meadows (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8813  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Delano Ranger Station (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.8 mi. S 8892  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Sawmill Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. W 9800  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Cougar Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Beetle Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Delano Peak 

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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