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Taxon: Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.

Genus: Sarcobatus
Family: Sarcobataceae. Also placed in: Chenopodiaceae
Nomen number: 105067
Place of publication: W. H. Emory, Not. milit. reconn. 149. 1848
Name verified on: 03-Mar-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Mar-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 23 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:

  • black greasewood   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • greasewood   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • saltbush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • seepwood   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury)
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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)
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, Saskatchewan [s.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [n.w.], North Dakota [w.], South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington [e.], Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sonora

References:

  • Beatley, J. C. 1976. Vascular plants of the Nevada test site and central-southern Nevada.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Stubbendieck, J. et al. 1992. North American range plants, ed. 4.
  • Welsh, S. L. & G. Moore. 1973. Utah Plants.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.:


Images:

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?105067 (23 November 2014)

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