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Taxon: Pedicularis groenlandica Retz.

 
Genus: Pedicularis
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 27077
Place of publication: Fl. Scand. prodr. ed. alt. 145. 1795
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Feb-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 (10 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • elephant's-head  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • little-red-elephants  (Source: F Pacif NW) - English
  • pink-elephants  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory (s.e.)] Greenland (w.), United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec (n.), Ontario (n.), Newfoundland (Labrador)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba (n.), British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (n.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (e.), California, Nevada (w. & n.), Utah]


References:

  1. Cody, W. J. Flora of the Yukon Territory. (F Yukon)
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  4. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  5. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)

Check other web resources for Pedicularis groenlandica Retz. :

  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=27077. Accessed 12 November 2018.