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Taxon: Gaultheria shallon Pursh

 
Genus: Gaultheria
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Vaccinioideae
Tribe: Gaultherieae
Nomen number: 366
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 1:283. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 15-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Dec-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 15 (10 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (for wild animals fide F Eur; F Pacif NW)
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1995. Ericaceae - Part II. The superior-ovaried genera (Monotropoideae. Pyroloideae, Rhododendroideae. and Vaccinioideae p.p.) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 66:398.
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Parsons, M. J. et al. Current names for wild plants in New Zealand. 1995 (L NZeal)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  12. Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. (F AlaskaAnd)

Check other web resources for Gaultheria shallon Pursh :

Images:

  • Seed: 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=366. Accessed 13 December 2018.