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Taxon: Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC.

Genus: Purshia
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Dryadoideae tribe: Cercocarpeae.
Nomen number: 30375
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12:158. 1818 ("1817")
Name verified on: 14-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 49 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.


Common names:

  • antelope bitterbrush   (Source: L. Gilbert, p.c.) – English
  • bitterbrush   (Source: F Utah ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator   (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

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.
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. [re. English common names].
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC.:


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?30375 (23 September 2014)

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