American Bistort wildflower

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Polygonum bistortoides
Location: Ruth Lake, Kamas, UT
Season: July to August
Fun Facts: This flower’s roots were eaten by Native Americans in soups or stews or roasted on coals.
References: Utah Wildflowers: A field guide to Norther and Central Mountains and Valleys, Wildflowers of Southwestern Utah

American Bistort wildflower, Polygonum bistortoides © Brandon Kowallis

American Bistort wildflower, Polygonum bistortoides © Brandon Kowallis

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