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Taxon: Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.

 
Genus: Laportea
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 410254
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 1:181. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • wood-nettle  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • Canada nettle  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • laportéa du Canada  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • kanadanässla  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.e.), Manitoba (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (e.), Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (w.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


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. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  3. Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 67.
  5. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979-1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  8. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  12. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  13. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  16. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  18. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  19. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  20. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Urticaceae&GenusID=Laportea&SpeciesID=canadensis target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • 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?410254. Accessed 7 December 2019.