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Polygonum alpinum (Alaska wild rhubarb)
Lytle, Melody

Polygonum alpinum

Polygonum alpinum All.

Alaska wild rhubarb

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Aconogonon alaskanum, Aconogonum alaskanum, Aconogonum alaskanum var. glabrescens, Aconogonum alpinum, Aconogonum hultenianum, Aconogonum hultenianum var. lapathifolium, Pleuropteropyrum alpinum, Polygonum alaskanum, Polygonum alaskanum var. glabrescens

USDA Symbol: POAL11

USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Polygonum alpinum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polygonum alpinum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polygonum alpinum


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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