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Taxon: Arenaria serpyllifolia L.

Genus: Arenaria
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Alsinoideae tribe: Alsineae.
Nomen number: 3943
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:423. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 09-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • thyme-leaf sandwort   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • sabline à feuilles de serpolet   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • thymianblättriges Sandkraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • sandnarv   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Human food: vegetable   (fide L Edible Pl)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide R. K. Rabeler, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (adventitious in South America fide Yin et al., Agric Ecosyst Envir 2005)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
    Malesia: Philippines - Luzon
  • 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; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal [n.]; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Black, J. M. 1943–1957. Flora of Southern Australia, ed. 2.
  • Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965–1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Guillarmod, A. J. 1971. Flora of Lesotho.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- 3(2):845.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
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  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 2008. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 73.
  • McNeill, J. 1963. Taxonomic studies in the Alsinoideae. 2. A revision of the species in the Orient. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 24:285.
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Navas-Bustamante, L. E. 1973–1979. Flora de la cuenca de Santiago de Chile.
  • Oh, S.-Y. & J.-H. Pak. 2001. Distribution maps of vascular plants in Korea.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rabeler, R. K. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Täckholm, V. 1974. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Yin, L. et al. 2005. Changes in weed composition of winter wheat crops due to long-term fertilization. Agric. Eco-Syst. Environm. 107:181–186.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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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