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Taxon: Aegopodium podagraria L.

Genus: Aegopodium
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae tribe: Careae.
Nomen number: 102037
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:265. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CT*, MA*, VT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • ashweed   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • bishop's-weed   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • goutweed   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • ground-elder   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • herb-Gerard   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • egopode   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • podagraire   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • Geißfuß   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Giersch   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • castalda   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Italian
  • girardina silvestre   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Italian
  • kirskål   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine - Krym [rare]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Pimenov, M. G. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Still, S. M. 1994. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Check other web resources for Aegopodium podagraria L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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.

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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?102037 (21 September 2014)

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