Taxon: Polemonium caeruleum L.

 
Genus: Polemonium
Family: Polemoniaceae
  Subfamily: Polemonioideae
Nomen number: 29176
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:162. 1753
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-May-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (astringent and sudorific fide Wealth India RM 8:183. 1969)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia
    • China: China - Heilongjiang, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Xinjiang, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu; Korea, North
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, - Primorye, - Amur, - Kamchatka, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Altay, - Krasnoyarsk, - Kemerovo, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Romania; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1969. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM) 8:183.
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Seymour, F. The flora of New England. 1969 (F NEng)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. 1974 (F AlaskaAnd)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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