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Taxon: Baccharis halimifolia L.

Genus: Baccharis
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 6232
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:860. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 25-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Feb-2012
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:

  • consumption-weed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • eastern baccharis   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • groundselbush   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • groundseltree   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • Sea Island-myrtle   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • sea-myrtle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • tree groundsel   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • waterbrush   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • Kreuzstrauch   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • vassoura   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:

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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 - Nova Scotia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Georgia
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. [cultivated].
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:238.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [mentions].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Mueller, J. 2010. World checklist of Baccharis.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?6232 (30 October 2014)

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