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Taxon: Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod. var. pensylvanica (Willd.) C. V. Morton

 
Genus: Matteuccia
Family: Onocleaceae
Nomen number: 400401
Place of publication: Amer. Fern J. 40:247. 1950
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: vegetable (fiddleheads preserved or canned in Canada and New England)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories (s.w.), Yukon (s.e.)] United States [Alaska (s.-c.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, Virginia]


    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. Bushway, A. A. et al. 1981. The nutrient composition of fresh fiddlehead greens. J. Food Sci. 47:666-667.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage Note: = Matteuccia pensylvanica
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993. Flora of North America. 2:250.
  6. Lellinger, D. B. 1985. A field manual of the ferns and fern-allies of the United States and Canada. 247.

Check other web resources for Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod. var. pensylvanica (Willd.) C. V. Morton :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.

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=400401. Accessed 14 November 2019.