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Bistorta bistortoides
American bistort Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Bistorta bistortoides Polygonaceae
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common names
  American bistort
  western bistort
  smokeweed
accepted scientific name
  Bistorta bistortoides (Pursh) Small
rules for finding collection records
  Bistorta bistortoides (2640)
  Polygonum bistortoides (1649)
family name
  Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Barry Rice
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1. to 2. inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 2nd week of September

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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