Taxon: Dryas octopetala L.

 
Genus: Dryas
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Dryadoideae
Tribe: Dryadeae
Nomen number: 14708
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:501. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Oregon]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. (WPl Korea)
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  8. Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. (F Alberta)
  13. Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. 1980 (F NW Terr)
  14. Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. (F Svalbard)
  15. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)

Check other web resources for Dryas octopetala L. :

Images:

  • Fruit: 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=14708. Accessed 21 May 2018.