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Taxon: Silphium perfoliatum L.

 
Genus: Silphium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Nomen number: 33948
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1232. 1759
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/587151
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (6 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: potential for honey production
  • Fuels:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Adventive

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Czech Republic


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Connecticut Invasive Plants Council. 2009. Connecticut invasive plants list. URL: ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/CT/invasives/WordInvasivesListCommonNameW-Authors4PDF.pdf target='_blank'
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gansberger, M. et al. 2015. Botanical characteristics, crop management and potential of Silphium perfoliatum L. as a renewable resource for biogas production: A review. Industr. Crops Prod. 63:362-372.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  9. Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae). Taxon 47:367. Note: typification
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Mueller, A. L. et al. 2019. Floral resources provided by the new energy crop, Silphium perfoliatum L. (Asteraceae). J. Apicult. Res. 1-14. DOI: DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.1668140
  12. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:130.
  13. National Plant Board. 2008-. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries URL: http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/connecticut.pdf target='_blank'
  14. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980-. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  16. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  17. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.

Check other web resources for Silphium perfoliatum L. :

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • 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:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33948. Accessed 13 August 2020.