Calflora
Taxon  Report   10791    
Bistorta bistortoides  (Pursh) Small
American bistort
Bistorta bistortoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Bistorta
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Polygonum bistortoides

Alternate Names:
JEF: Polygonum bistortoides
ICPN: Persicaria bistortoides
More information about  Bistorta bistortoides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (POBI6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).