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Taxon: Pluchea odorata (L.) Cass.

Genus: Pluchea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 104497
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 42:3. 1826
Comment: non Pluchea odorata auct. nonn. (= P. caroliniensis (Jacq.) G. Don)
Name verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • saltmarsh fleabane   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • sweet-scent   (Source: Englera 23:90. 2001) – English
  • Santa María   (Source: Comp Yucatan ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Nicholson, Smiths CB 77:43. 1991)
  • Weed   (serious weed in Hawaii fide Atlas WWeed)
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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 - Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan [s.e.], New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois [s.], Kansas, Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada [s.], Utah [s.w.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, Coahuila, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Gillis, W. T. 1977. Pluchea revisited. Taxon 26:587–591.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Godfrey, R. K. 1952. Pluchea, section Stylimnus, in North America. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 68:238–271.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • King-Jones, S. 2001. Revision of Pluchea Cass. (Compositae, Plucheeae) in the Old World. Englera 23:90.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 2000. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana. [= P. purpurascens (Sw.) DC.].
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1991. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. 77:43.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 1989. Manual para la identificacion de las Compositae de la Peninsula de Yucatan y Tabasco. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Techn. Rep. no. 4.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images:

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