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Taxon: Cynoglossum officinale L.

Genus: Cynoglossum
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Boraginoideae.
Nomen number: 12866
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:134. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 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:
CO*°, ID*, MT*°, NV*, OR*, UT*°, WA*, WY*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:

  • gypsy-flower   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – English
  • hound's-tongue   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • rats-and-mice   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – English
  • cynoglosse officinale   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – French
  • langue de chien   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – French
  • echte Hundszunge   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – German
  • gemeine Hundszunge   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – German
  • gewöhnliche Hundszunge   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • língua-de-cão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • hundtunga   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey [w. & n.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia [s.w.], Western Siberia [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland; Norway
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • EUROPE
    Europe

References:

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Check other web resources for Cynoglossum officinale L.:


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.

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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?12866 (22 September 2014)

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