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Taxon: Allium canadense L.

 
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Amerallium
Section: Amerallium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 316541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1195. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (in Cuba fide Mansf Ency)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed seed list 1998)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Liliaceae&GenusID=Allium&SpeciesID=canadense), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  12. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  13. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  16. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)

Check other web resources for Allium canadense L. :

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Bulblet: 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=316541. Accessed 20 November 2018.