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Image details:  
Image Description: Knotweed
Image notes: Knotweed flowers only at the top of the stem, the lower part of stems are covered in bulbils which are rich in starch and are grazed by Reindeer. In the past they were eaten by people.
Species in Image: Knotweed
Date: 1998 Aug.
Area: Spitsbergen
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc08420

General details:  
Common Name Knotweed
Latin Name Polygonum viviparum
Family Name Polygonaceae
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