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Taxon: Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Synonym of Rhododendron groenlandicum (Oeder) Kron & Judd

Genus: Ledum
Family: Ericaceae
Nomen number: 417157
Place of publication: Fl. dan. 4(10):5, t. 567. 1771
Name verified on: 12-Sep-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jan-2009
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:


  • Chamberlain, D. et al. 1996. The genus Rhododendron: its classification and synonymy.
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory. [accepts].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. [accepts].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. [accepts].
  • Glenn, S. D. 2001. The rediscovery of Ledum groenlandicum Oeder (Ericaceae) in New Jersey. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128:407–408. [accepts].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. [accepts].
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1940–1949. Flora of Alaska and Yukon. [= L. palustre subsp. groenlandicum (Oeder) Hultén].
  • Kron, K. A. & W. S. Judd. 1990. Phylogenetic relationships within the Rhodoreae (Ericaceae) with specific comments on the placement of Ledum. Syst. Bot. 15:67. [= Rhododendron groenlandicum (Oeder) Kron & Judd].
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. [mentions & accepts].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. [accepts].
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio. [accepts].
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. [accepts].
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada. [accepts].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. [accepts].
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England. [accepts].
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [= L. palustre subsp. groenlandicum (Oeder) Hultén].
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora. [accepts].
  • Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. [accepts].

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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