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Taxon: Empetrum nigrum L.

Genus: Empetrum
Family: Ericaceae subfamily: Ericoideae tribe: Empetreae. Also placed in: Empetraceae
Nomen number: 15127
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1022. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 28-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Dec-1995
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 17 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.


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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ANTARCTIC
    Subantarctic Islands: Falkland Islands(Malvinas)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China [n.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [n.]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Italy; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Michigan [n.], New Hampshire, New York, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota [n.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California [n.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Empetrum nigrum L.:


Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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.

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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?15127 (29 August 2014)

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