Scandinavian Mountains over 2000m - Flora & Fauna

Scandinavian Mountains over 2000 metres - James Baxter

Flora & FaunaWhite Flowers & Plants › Alpine Bistort

Polygonum viviparum, Alpine Bistort, Harerug. Short.

Alpine Bistort
Usual in meadows and screes.

Leaves long and thin. White or pink flowers on single stem. Lower flowers replaced by bulbis which falls to form a new plant. This bulbis is rich in starch and edible.