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Taxon: Silphium perfoliatum L.

Genus: Silphium
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 33948
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1232. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 6 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:
CT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Weed   (fide NPB State Noxweed/CT)
More:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Naturalized:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Czech Republic

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Silphium perfoliatum L.:


Images:

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?33948 (31 July 2014)

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