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Taxon: Menispermum canadense L.

 
Genus: Menispermum
Family: Menispermaceae
Subfamily: Menispermoideae
Tribe: Menispermeae
Nomen number: 410360
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:340. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • moonseed  (Source: F Missouri) - English
  • yellow parilla  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • moonseed   - English (Canada)
  • ménisperme du Canada   - French (Canada)
  • amerikansk månfröranka  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.w.), Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


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. 106.
  3. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  7. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  9. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  12. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  14. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  15. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  17. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Menispermaceae&GenusID=Menispermum&SpeciesID=canadense target='_blank'
  18. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Menispermum canadense 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410360. Accessed 20 September 2019.