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Taxon: Maianthemum canadense Desf.

 
Genus: Maianthemum
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 23197
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9:54. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Canadian May-lily  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • false lily-of-the-valley  (Source: F NEng) - English
  • two-leaf-Solomon's-seal  (Source: F NEng) - English
  • wild lily-of-the-valley  (Source: Atlas GPlains) - English
  • maïanthème du Canada  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kanadisches Schattenblümchen  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territories (s.), Yukon (s.e.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska (n.w.), North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Wyoming (n.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  4. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  5. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  6. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  7. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  8. Weber, W. A. 1976. Rocky Mountain flora, ed. 5. Note: = Unifolium canadense (Desf.) Greene
  9. Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada.
  10. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Ruscaceae&GenusID=Maianthemum&SpeciesID=canadense target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Maianthemum canadense Desf. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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=23197. Accessed 18 July 2019.