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Taxon: Epigaea repens L.

 
Genus: Epigaea
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Phyllodoceae
Nomen number: 402579
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:395. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, 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. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Luteyn, J. L. et al. 1996. Ericaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 61:112.
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ericaceae&GenusID=Epigaea&SpeciesID=repens target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Epigaea repens L. :

  • 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.

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=402579. Accessed 4 April 2020.