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Taxon: Comptonia peregrina (L.) J. M. Coult.

 
Genus: Comptonia
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 400154
Place of publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5:127. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Ohio, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee]


    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. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  6. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  7. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  8. Wilbur, R. L. 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: genera, subgenera, and series (Sida) 16:105.
  9. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)

Check other web resources for Comptonia peregrina (L.) J. M. Coult. :

  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • 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=400154. Accessed 25 March 2019.