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Taxon: Apocynum androsaemifolium L.

 
Genus: Apocynum
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Apocyneae
Nomen number: 102186
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:213. 1753 "fol. androsaemi"
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (8 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • bitter-root  (Source: CRC MedHerbs) - English
  • common dogbane  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • spreading dogbane  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • spreading dogbane  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • apocyn à feuilles d’androsème  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • gewöhnliches Hundsgift  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • hundkål  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories, Yukon]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina (w.), Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 194.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 23.7, Ex. 18.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two subspecies
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  16. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  17. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Apocynaceae&GenusID=Apocynum&SpeciesID=androsaemifolium target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Apocynum androsaemifolium L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102186. Accessed 14 July 2020.