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Taxon: Linum lewisii Pursh

 
Genus: Linum
Family: Linaceae
Subfamily: Linoideae
Nomen number: 22342
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 1:210. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 45 (41 active, 28 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories (w.), Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (w.), Ontario (n.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [North Dakota, South Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]


References:

  1. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  2. Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  4. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas. Note: mentions
  5. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Linum perenne subsp. lewisii (Pursh) Eaton & Wright
  8. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Linum perenne subsp. lewisii (Pursh) Hultén
  10. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  11. McDill, J. et al. 2009. The phylogeny of Linum and Linaceae subfamily Linoideae, with implications for their systematics, biogeography, and evolution of heterostyly. Syst. Bot. 34:386-405. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  12. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Linum perenne var. lewisii (Pursh) Eaton & Wright
  13. Pendleton, R. L. et al. 2008. Origin of the flax cultivar 'Appar' and its position within the Linum perenne complex. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 169:445-453. Note: places with Linum perenne, and not L. lewisii
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rogers, C. M. 1984. Linaceae. North American flora ser. 2, 12:8. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  16. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert.
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  18. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora. Note: = Linum perenne subsp. lewisii (Pursh) Hultén
  19. Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  20. Yurkevich, O. Y. et al. 2013. Investigation of genome polymorphism and seed coat anatomy of species of section Adenolinum from the genus Linum. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:661-676. Note: this study revealed that almost all species in section Adenolinum share similar karyotype and rRNA gene location; analysis of genetic similarity based on RAPD data showed Linum lewisii apart from Eurasian - Central Asian species
  21. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Linum lewisii Pursh :

  • 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
  • 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=22342. Accessed 17 July 2019.