Taxon: Jacobaea vulgaris Gaertn.

 
Genus: Jacobaea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 450260
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 2:445, t. 170, fig. 1. 1791
Name Verified on: 01-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Senecio jacobaea)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Senecio jacobaea; Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Senecio jacobaea; Lampe & McCann, as Senecio jacobaea; Pammel, as Senecio jacobaea; Everist, as Senecio jacobaea)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust, as Senecio jacobaea)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Jiangsu
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - South Australia, - Victoria
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

References:

  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Pelser, P. B. et al. 2006. New combinations in Jacobaea Mill. (Asteraceae - Senecioneae) Compositae Newslett. 44:9.
  • 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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