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Taxon: Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville

 
Genus: Larrea
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Larreoideae
Nomen number: 21509
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 4:75. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 69 (69 active, 67 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Larrea divaricata subsp. tridentata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada (s.), Utah (Washington Co.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Querétaro]


    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. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  5. Hunziker, J. H. et al. 1977. US/IBP Synthesis Series. 10.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  8. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: = Larrea divaricata subsp. tridentata
  10. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Ritchie, J. C. 2009. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  17. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  18. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  19. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.

Check other web resources for Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville :

  • 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
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21509. Accessed 28 January 2020.