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Taxon: Actaea rubra (Aiton) Willd.

 
Genus: Actaea
Section: Actaea
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
Tribe: Actaeeae
Nomen number: 1383
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:561. 1809
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (12 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China [Hebei Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Shanxi Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Norway, Sweden
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (n.)]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. Taxon 47:615.
  3. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  4. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  8. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  9. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  14. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  15. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  16. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  17. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  18. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  19. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

Check other web resources for Actaea rubra (Aiton) Willd. :

  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1383. Accessed 18 July 2019.