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Taxon: Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.

 
Genus: Vicia
Subgenus: Vicilla
Section: Americanae
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Fabeae
Nomen number: 41449
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 3(2):1096. 1802
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/663863
Name Verified on: 27-Sep-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (6 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as forage (for fall grazing although less productive than alfalfa); potential as forage (for fall grazing although less productive than alfalfa)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Mexico, Morelos]


References:

  1. Allkin, R. et al. 1986. Names and synonyms of species and subspecies in the Vicieae: issue 3 (Vicieae DP) 7:46.
  2. Allred, K. W. & S. Johnson 2003. A taxonomic review of the tendril-bearing legumes (Leguminosar) in New Mexico: II. Vicia New Mexico Botanist Newslett. 26:1-8.
  3. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Gunn, C. R. 1979. Genus Vicia with notes about tribe Vicieae (Fabaceae) in Mexico and Central America Techn. Bull. U.S.D.A. 1601:21.
  9. Gunn, C. R. 1968. The Vicia americana complex (Leguminosae) Iowa State J. Sci. 42:206.
  10. Hermann, F. J. 1960. Vetches of the United States - native, naturalized and cultivated U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 168:79.
  11. Kenicer, G. & S. Norton 2008. 635. Vicia americana Curtis's Bot. Mag. 25:342-349.
  12. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  14. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. (Atlas GPlains)
  15. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  16. Rhoads, A. F. & W. M. Klein, Jr. The vascular flora of Pennsylvannia. Annotated checklist and atlas. (L Penn)
  17. Schaefer, H. et al. 2012. Systematics, biogeography, and character evolution of the legume tribe Fabeae with special focus on the middle-Atlantic island lineages B. M. C. Evol. Biol. 12:250.
  18. Schellenberg, M. P. & M. R. Banerjee 2002. The potential of legume-shrub mixtures for optimum forage production in southwestern Saskatchewan: a greenhouse study Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 82:357-363.
  19. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  20. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)

Check other web resources for Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. :

  • 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
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41449. Accessed 14 November 2018.