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Taxon: Erodium cicutarium (L.) L’Hér.

Genus: Erodium
Family: Geraniaceae.
Nomen number: 15670
Place of publication: W. Aiton, Hort. kew. 2:414. 1789
Comments:
  • for authorship see comments in J. S. African Bot. 45:377-380. 1979
  • authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 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:
CO*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • alfilaria   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • common crowfoot   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • common erodium   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • common heron's-bill   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • common stork's-bill   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • heron's-bill   (Source: H.J.T. Venter, p.c.) – English
  • red-stem filaree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • stork's-bill   (Source: HPl Mary ) – English
  • dahmiyet el-ghazal   (Source: F Egypt ) – Arabic

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia [w.], Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan [w.], Xinjiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.w.]; Nepal; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Romania; Serbia; 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
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East [natzd.?]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Central America
    South America

      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    South America

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Erodium cicutarium (L.) L’Hér.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

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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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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?15670 (22 December 2014)

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