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Taxon: Polygala senega L.

 
Genus: Polygala
Family: Polygalaceae
Nomen number: 29219
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:704. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Ontario, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine (n.), Massachusetts (w.), Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut (w.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee]


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. Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2. 1905-1972. North American flora Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  8. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  13. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  14. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Polygalaceae&GenusID=Polygala&SpeciesID=senega target='_blank'
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Polygala senega L. :

  • 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.

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?29219. Accessed 16 September 2019.