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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.
Accessions: 15 (10 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • salal  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • shallon  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • salal   - English (Canada)
  • salal   - French (Canada)
  • vaktelbär  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 192.
  3. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. 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. Note: mentions
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  9. Parsons, M. J. et al. 1995. Current names for wild plants in New Zealand
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: naturalized
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=366. Accessed 21 October 2019.