Taxon: Ligusticum scoticum L.

 
Genus: Ligusticum
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
  Subfamily: Apioideae
Nomen number: 402618
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:250. 1753 "scothicum"
Comment: Linnaeus corrected his original spelling in Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:958. 1759
Name Verified on: 25-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide M. G. Pimenov, pers. comm. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, - Magadan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - New Hampshire, - Rhode Island
    • Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. 1968 (F AlaskaHult)
  • Huxley, A., ed. as L. scoticum (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. 1999 (F NE US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Pimenov, M. G. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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