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Taxon: Corispermum nitidum Kit.

Genus: Corispermum
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Corispermoideae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 316636
Place of publication: Oestr. Fl. ed. 2, 1:7. 1814
Name verified on: 02-Dec-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Dec-2010
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • bugseed   (Source: F GPlains ) – English
  • shiny bugseed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • slender bugseed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Distributional range:

    Middle Europe: Hungary; Slovakia
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria [e.]; Croatia [n.e.]; Romania; Serbia

  • possibly naturalized elsewhere


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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