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Taxon: Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville

 
Genus: Vernonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Vernoniinae
Nomen number: 104618
Place of publication: Rep. Geol. Surv. Arkansas 1888(4):189. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 10 (7 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Vernonia&SpeciesID=gigantea), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:651.
  5. Jones, S. B. & W. Z. Faust 1978. Vernonieae (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 10:183-184.
  6. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  9. Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:94.
  10. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)

Check other web resources for Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104618. Accessed 21 November 2018.