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Taxon: Acorus americanus (Raf.) Raf.

 
Genus: Acorus
Family: Acoraceae
Nomen number: 418734
Place of publication: New Fl. 1(1):57. 1836
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48281762
Name Verified on: 03-Jul-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • American sweetflag  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • belle-angélique  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • acore d’Amérique  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories (s.w.)] United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador (s.w.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta (s.), Manitoba (s.), British Columbia (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (n.), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (n.), Pennsylvania (n.), Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska (e.), North Dakota (e. & n.), South Dakota (e.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (n.), Montana (n.w.), Washington (n.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [District of Columbia, Virginia (n.)]


References:

  1. Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist. 2000. Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vols.
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 52.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). Note: = Acorus calamus var. americanus Raf.
  5. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Acorus americanus (Raf.) Raf. :

  • 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?418734. Accessed 19 October 2019.