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Taxon: Thymelaea passerina (L.) Coss. & Germ.

Genus: Thymelaea
Family: Thymelaeaceae.
Nomen number: 416510
Place of publication: Syn. anal. fl. Paris ed. 2:360. 1859
Name verified on: 31-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
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:
WA*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • annual thymelaea   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • spurge-flax   (Source: Invasive Species ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [s.]
    Middle Asia: Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China - Xinjiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Kit Tan. 1980. Studies in the Thymelaeaceae II. A revision of the genus Thymelaea. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 38:189–246.
  • 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.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • University of Georgia, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Invasive.org: invasive and exotic species of North America (on-line resource).
  • Vincent, M. A. & J. W. Thieret. 1987. Thymelaea passerina (Thymelaeaceae) in Ohio. Sida 12:75–78.
  • Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board. 2007. Spurge flax (Thymelaea passerina (L.) Coss. & Germ.). [re. weed].
  • Wofford, B. E. & H. R. De Selm. 1988. Distribution of and first report of Thymelaea passerina from the southeastern United States. Castanea 53:305–306.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Thymelaea passerina (L.) Coss. & Germ.:


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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?416510 (22 July 2014)

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