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Taxon: Dryas octopetala L.

 
Genus: Dryas
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Dryadoideae
Tribe: Dryadeae
Nomen number: 14708
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:501. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

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] 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea.
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  8. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. Note: = subsp. hookeriana
  13. Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada
  14. Rønning, O. I. 1996. The flora of Svalbard.
  15. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Dryas octopetala L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • 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:

  • Fruit: 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=14708. Accessed 15 September 2019.