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Taxon: Clethra alnifolia L.

Genus: Clethra
Family: Clethraceae
Nomen number: 10901
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:396. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-Dec-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Dec-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
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:

  • coastal sweet pepperbush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • pink-spire   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • summersweet   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • sweet pepperbush   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • konvaljbuske   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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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 - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire [s.e.], New Jersey, New York [s.e.], Pennsylvania [e.], Rhode Island
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.], Delaware, Florida, Georgia [s.], Louisiana [s.], Maryland, Mississippi [s.], North Carolina [e.], South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Clethra alnifolia L.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Clethra alnifolia cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
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.4/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10901 (30 May 2015)

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