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Taxon: Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B. L. Rob. & Fernald

Genus: Desmanthus
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Mimosoideae tribe: Mimoseae. Also placed in: Mimosaceae
Nomen number: 13603
Place of publication: A. Gray, Manual ed. 7:503. 1908
Name verified on: 18-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Jan-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 53 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:

  • Illinois bundle-flower   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • prairie-mimosa   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • prickleweed   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: potential for erosion control   (fide Leg ErWild)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2:595.
  • Isely, D. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily Mimosoideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(1):85.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Luckow, M. 1993. Monograph of Desmanthus (Leguminosae-Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 38:83.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B. L. Rob. & Fernald:

  • 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
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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 or nodulation data:

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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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/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?13603 (23 August 2014)

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