Taxon: Allium ursinum L.

 
Genus: Allium
  Subgenus: Amerallium
    Section: Arctoprasum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Allioideae
      Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 2413
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:300. 1753
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbal Drugs; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Weed: (invasive in gardens fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Cultivated:

  • Europe

    • : Europe

References:

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  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
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