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Taxon: Echium plantagineum L.

Genus: Echium
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Boraginoideae.
Nomen number: 14875
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:202. 1771
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 2 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.


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:
OR*, WY°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Georgia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Germany
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Echium plantagineum 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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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?14875 (26 July 2014)

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