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Taxon: Lapsana communis L.

Genus: Lapsana
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Crepidinae.
Nomen number: 21475
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:811. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 3 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:

  • hawk's-beard   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • nipplewort   (Source: F SE US ) – English
  • lampsane commune   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • gewöhnlicher Rainkohl   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • lampsana-verdadeira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • harkål   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen [s.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • 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; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; 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
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Gorno-Altay, Krasnoyarsk [s.]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Sakhalin
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Utah
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola; Jamaica
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Adventive:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lapsana communis L.:


Images:

  • Fruits: 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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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?21475 (01 November 2014)

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