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Taxon: Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville

 
Genus: Vernonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Vernoniinae
Nomen number: 104618
Place of publication: Rep. Geol. Surv. Arkansas 1888(4):189. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (7 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: = Vernonia altissima
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:651.
  5. Jones, S. B. & W. Z. Faust. 1978. Vernonieae. North American flora ser. 2, 10:183-184. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Vernonia altissima Nutt.
  8. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980-. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  9. Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:94.
  10. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. Note: = Vernonia altissima
  11. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Vernonia&SpeciesID=gigantea target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?104618. Accessed 17 February 2020.