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Taxon: Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.

Genus: Wisteria
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Millettieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 100557
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 3:674. 1823
Name verified on: 12-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • American wisteria   (Source: Wisterias 31. 1995) – English
  • Kentucky wisteria   (Source: Wisterias 35. 1995 [as W. macrostachya]) – English   [Wisteria frutescens var. macrostachya]
  • amerikanskt blåregn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut [New Haven Co.], Indiana, Massachusetts [Hampshire Co.], Michigan [Cass Co.], New York [Suffolk Co.], Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Missouri [s.e.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Lasseigne, A. A. 1973. Louisiana legumes.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas. [mentions].
  • Valder, P. 1995. Wisterias, a comprehensive guide. 31–35.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1963. Leguminous plants of North Carolina.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.:


Images or nodulation data:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?100557 (22 November 2014)

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