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Taxon: Hedysarum boreale Nutt.

Genus: Hedysarum
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Hedysareae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 18605
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:110. 1818
Name verified on: 25-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 10 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • northern sweet-vetch   (Source: Federal Seed Act ) – English   [Hedysarum boreale subsp. boreale var. gremiale]
  • northern sweet-vetch   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • Rollins sweet-vetch   (Source: F Utah ed2 ) – English   [Hedysarum boreale subsp. boreale var. gremiale]
  • Utah sweet-vetch   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia [n.]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, Nevada, Utah

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.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Isely, D. 1955. The Leguminosae of the north-central United States 2. Hedysareae. Iowa State Coll. J. Sci. 30:75.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Northstrom, T. E. 1976. Typification and nomenclature of Hedysarum boreale Nutt. (Leguminosae). Great Basin Naturalist 36:459.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
  • Welsh, S. L. 1978. Utah flora: Fabaceae (Leguminosae). Great Basin Naturalist 38:314.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Hedysarum boreale Nutt.:


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.

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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?18605 (24 November 2014)

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