[The Buckwheat Family in Denali National Park and Preserve]

Alpine Bistort, Serpent Grass ?

Polygonum viviparum

Synonyms: Bistorta vivipara ssp. macounii, Persicaria vivipara, Polygonum viviparum, Polygonum viviparum var. macounii

Alpine Bistort, Serpent Grass: Bistorta vivipara (Synonyms: Bistorta vivipara ssp. macounii, Persicaria vivipara, Polygonum viviparum, Polygonum viviparum var. macounii)

A close-up of what appears to be alpine bistort as seen from Grassy Pass, Denali National Park and Preserve..............June 27, 2002.

Alpine Bistort, Serpent Grass: Bistorta vivipara (Synonyms: Bistorta vivipara ssp. macounii, Persicaria vivipara, Polygonum viviparum, Polygonum viviparum var. macounii)

Alpine bistort?

Paul Slichter