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Taxon: Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B. L. Rob. & Fernald

 
Genus: Desmanthus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Mimoseae
Nomen number: 13603
Place of publication: A. Gray, Manual ed. 7:503. 1908
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 79 (63 active, 60 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential for erosion control;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana (s.), Ohio (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota (s.), Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota (c. & s.e.), Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=707), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Nevada]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Pennsylvania (s.e. (natzd.?))]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Utah (s.w. (natzd.?))]


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  2. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  3. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 2:595.
  5. Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):85.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Luckow, M. 1993. Monograph of Desmanthus (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 38:83.
  8. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  9. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Desmanthus&SpeciesID=illinoensis target='_blank'
  10. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B. L. Rob. & Fernald :

  • 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
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=13603. Accessed 21 November 2019.