Taxon: Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm.

 
Genus: Sparganium
Family: Typhaceae
      Tribe: Sparganieae
Nomen number: 413526
Place of publication: A. Gray, Manual ed. 2:430. 1856
Name Verified on: 12-May-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Mar-2000
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Chin Herb Med, as S. stoloniferum)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Kamchatka, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Chita
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • 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, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

References:

  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • 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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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image