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Taxon: Myosoton aquaticum (L.) Moench

Genus: Myosoton
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Alsinoideae tribe: Alsineae.
Nomen number: 401760
Place of publication: Methodus 225. 1794
Name verified on: 05-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Animal food: fodder   (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Glea Cron ed2, as Stellaria aquatica)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Krasnoyarsk [s.], Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.]; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.]; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [n.e.]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

References:

  • 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).
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989–. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • 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. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. [= Stellaria aquatica (L.) Scop.].
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist. [= Stellaria aquatica (L.) Scop.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [= Stellaria aquatica (L.) Scop.].
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. [= Stellaria aquatica (L.) Scop.].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [= Malachium aquaticum (L.) Fr.].
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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  • PlantSystematics.org
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