Taxon: Lagascea mollis Cav.

Genus: Lagascea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 316901
Place of publication: Anales Ci. Nat. 6:332, t. 44. 1803
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide T. Stuessy, Field Bot 38:91. 1978)

Distributional Range:


    . exact native range in Americas obscure


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Quintana Roo, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Ceara, - Mato Grosso do Sul, - Minas Gerais, - Paraiba, - Pernambuco, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Norte
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chaco, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - Salta, - Santiago del Estero, - Tucuman; Paraguay - Alto Paraguay, - Central
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: Hong Kong
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)

  • Adventive:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida


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  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Hawaii Department of Agriculture List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes. 1992 (L NWeeds Hawaii)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • 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)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Stuessy, T. F. 1978. Revision of Lagascea (Compositae, Heliantheae) Fieldiana, Bot. 38:90-91.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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