Taxon: Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.

Genus: Lappula
Family: Boraginaceae
  Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Nomen number: 105313
Place of publication: Fl. belg. 40. 1827
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng, as L. myosotis)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: house pest control (fide F ChinaEng, as L. myosotis)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Hebei, - Gansu, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Qinghai, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Netherlands; Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - 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
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan


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