Taxon: Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.

Genus: Lappula
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Cynoglossoideae
Tribe: Rochelieae
Subtribe: Eritrichiinae
Nomen number: 105313
Place of publication: Fl. belg. 40. 1827
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng, as L. myosotis)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: house pest control (fide F ChinaEng, as L. myosotis)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Hebei, Gansu, Shanxi, Shandong, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Hungary ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Netherlands ; Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland ; Norway
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, 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
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan


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