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Taxon: Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott

 
Genus: Polygonatum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 402670
Place of publication: Sketch bot. S. Carolina 1:393. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.w.), Ontario (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.e.), Manitoba (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  13. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  14. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  15. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  17. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  18. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Ruscaceae&GenusID=Polygonatum&SpeciesID=biflorum target='_blank'
  19. Illustrated Flora of the northeastern United States.

Check other web resources for Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott :

  • 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?402670. Accessed 20 August 2019.