Taxon: Potentilla anserina L.

 
Genus: Potentilla
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Potentilleae
        Subtribe: Potentillinae
Nomen number: 29465
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:495. 1753
Name Verified on: 11-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-May-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbal Drugs; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Argentina anserina)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Jilin, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Xinjiang, - Xizang, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, - Kamchatka, - Kurile Islands, - Primorye, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Altay, - Krasnoyarsk, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Kemerovo, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tomsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Lebanon; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Faroe Islands; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in s. temperate regions

References:

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image