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Taxon: Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult.

 
Genus: Knautia
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Nomen number: 21181
Place of publication: Mem. Dipsac. 29. 1823
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • bluebuttons  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • field-scabious  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • gypsy's-rose  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • field scabious   - English (Canada)
  • knautie des champs  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • scabieuse des champs  (Source: pers. comm.) - French
  • scabieuse des champs   - French (Canada)
  • Wiesen-Witwenblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • åkervädd  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13; R. Verlaque, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia [Eastern Siberia]

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Neuquén]


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. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 236.
  4. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  10. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  12. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. Verlaque, R. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names

Check other web resources for Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult. :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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:

  • 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=21181. Accessed 24 August 2019.