Taxon: Epigaea repens L.

 
Genus: Epigaea
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Phyllodoceae
Nomen number: 402579
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:395. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada Manitoba

  • Cultivated


References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. 1955 (F IllJones)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States (Castanea) 61:112.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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