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Taxon: Myrica gale L.

 
Genus: Myrica
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 24842
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1024. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 21-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 7 (4 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for disease vector control

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Kamchatka, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu (e.)] Korea, North

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany (n.), Netherlands, Poland (n. & w.)
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part [European part (n.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (n. & w.), Portugal (w.), Spain (w.)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory (s.), Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey (n.), New York, Ohio (Seneca Co. (extirpated?)), Pennsylvania (n.e.), Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota (n.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (n.w.), Washington (w.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [North Carolina (w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  7. Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  11. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  15. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  18. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  19. Simpson, M. J. A. et al. 1996. Past, present and future utilisation of Myrica gale (Myricaceae) Econ. Bot. 50:122-129.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  22. Wilbur, R. L. 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: genera, subgenera, and series (Sida) 16:104.

Check other web resources for Myrica gale L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Myrica gale cultivars
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24842. Accessed 16 November 2018.