Bistorta vivipara (L.) Delarbre
Common Name: ALPINE BISTORT
Synonym: Polygonum viviparum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T

Polygonum viviparum of Michigan Flora.

A circumpolar arctic-alpine species, ranging south in eastern North America to Lake Superior and the mountains of New England. In Michigan, it grows in rock crevices and associated sod along Lake Superior, as on the Canadian shore.

Locations

Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2272.