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Taxon: Potentilla anserina L.

 
Genus: Potentilla
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Potentilleae
Subtribe: Potentillinae
Nomen number: 29465
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:495. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • anserina  (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2) - English
  • goose-grass  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • goose-tansy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • silverweed  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • silverweed cinquefoil  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • wild tansy  (Source: Zander ed17) - English
  • silverweed   - English (Canada)
  • potentille ansérine   - French (Canada)
  • Gänse-Fingerkraut  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • gåsört  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • jue ma  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbal Drugs; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Argentina anserina)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.w.), Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

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


    Naturalized (natzd. in s. temperate regions)

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. Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31
  3. Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Note: translation of German edition by M. Wichtl, ed.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  5. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 135.
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  9. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Potentilla+anserina&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica.
  13. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  14. Grubov, V. I. 2001. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia
  15. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  16. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  17. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  18. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  19. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  20. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  22. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. Note: = Argentina anserina
  23. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada
  26. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  27. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  28. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  29. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Potentilla anserina L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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:

  • 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?29465. Accessed 16 September 2019.