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Taxon: Asclepias tuberosa L.

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 4480
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:217. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 23 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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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.], Quebec [s.w.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, Tamaulipas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Woodson, R. E., Jr. 1954. The North American species of Asclepias L. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 41:74–79.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
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Images:

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  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?4480 (27 November 2014)

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