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Taxon: Ligusticum scoticum L.

Genus: Ligusticum
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae.
Nomen number: 402618
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:250. 1753 "scothicum"
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: Linnaeus corrected his original spelling in Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:958. 1759
Name verified on: 25-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Apr-2007
No species priority site assigned.
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.


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Common names:

  • beach lovage   (Source: F AlaskaHult ) – English
  • Scots lovage   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • schottische Mutterwurz   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide M. G. Pimenov, pers. comm. 1996)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, Magadan
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia [w.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. as L. scoticum. In: Huxley, A., ed., The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. ["scothicum"].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. ["scothicum"].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Pimenov, M. G. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. ["scothicum"].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ligusticum scoticum L.:


Images:

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  • 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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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?402618 (21 August 2014)

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