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Taxon: Allium canadense L.

Genus: Allium subgenus: Amerallium section: Amerallium
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Allioideae tribe: Allieae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 316541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1195. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 11-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 2 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:
DC°, FL°, IL°, MD°, ME°, MI°, MO°, NJ°, NY°, OH°, PA°, RI°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Common names:

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Economic importance:

  • Human food: vegetable   (in Cuba fide Mansf Ency)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Noxweed seed list 1998)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Allium canadense L.:


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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?316541 (28 November 2014)

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