1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Bistorta (L.) Scop.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical, Morocco, Northern America and Asia-Temperate..

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Arizona, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    Masachusettes, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia

    Bistorta (L.) Scop. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Meth. Pl.: 24 (1754)

    Accepted by

    • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia Taxon 64: 1188-1208.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Persicaria.]

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [A] © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [B] © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0