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Taxon: Tephroseris palustris (L.) Rchb.

Genus: Tephroseris
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Senecioneae subtribe: Tussilagininae
Nomen number: 417428
Place of publication: Fl. saxon. 146. 1842
Name verified on: 03-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-May-2007
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 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.

Common names:

  • marsh fleawort   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • marsh groundsel   (Source: Websters Dict [as Senecio congestus]) – English
  • Moor-Greiskraut   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Human food: vegetable   (fide L Edible Pl, as Senecio congestus)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan [Emmet Co.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota [e.], Wisconsin




Check other web resources for Tephroseris palustris (L.) Rchb.:


  • Check 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (10 October 2015)

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