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Alaska Wild Rhubarb (Polygonum alpinum)

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Polygonum Alpinum, or more commonly know as Alaska Wild Rhubarb, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polygonum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polygonum Alpinum or Alaska Wild Rhubarb's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Alaska.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygonum
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • Order: Polygonales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: AK (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: A(FAC)




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