Taxon: Matricaria discoidea DC.

 
Genus: Matricaria
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Anthemideae
        Subtribe: Matricariinae
Nomen number: 104425
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:50. 1838 ("1837")
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F Eur; Intermt F; Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Georgia
    • China: China - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Faroe Islands; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Guatemala
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):154.
  • Committee on Stabilization 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names (Taxon) 24:175.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Gandhi, K. N. & R. D. Thomas 1991. Additional notes on the Asteraceae of Louisiana (Sida) 14:514-517.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Laínz; M. & E. Loriente 1983. Contribuciones al conocimiento de la flora montanesa: 2 Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 39:412.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rauschert, S. 1974. Nomenklatorische Probleme in der Gattung Matricaria L. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 9:249-260.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wagenitz, G. 1987. Matricaria (IllF MEur) 6(4):584.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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