Taxon: Menispermum canadense L.

 
Genus: Menispermum
Family: Menispermaceae
Subfamily: Menispermoideae
Tribe: Menispermeae
Nomen number: 410360
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:340. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann; Pammel)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada Manitoba

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Pammel, L. H. Manual of poisonous plants. 1911 (Pammel)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)

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