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Taxon: Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville

Genus: Vernonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Vernonieae subtribe: Vernoniinae.
Nomen number: 104618
Place of publication: Rep. Geol. Surv. Arkansas 1888(4):189. 1891
Name verified on: 22-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 7 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:


Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide N Amer fl ser. 2, 10:184. 1978)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. [= V. altissima].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 4:651.
  • Jones, S. B. & W. Z. Faust. 1978. Vernonieae. In: Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2, North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 ser. 2, 10:183–184.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [= V. altissima Nutt.].
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:94.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. [= V. altissima].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville:


Images:

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

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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?104618 (23 November 2014)

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