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Silphium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 38384

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): rosinweed [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusSilphium L. – rosinweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Silphium albiflorum A. Gray – white rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium asteriscus L. – starry rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium brachiatum Gattinger – Cumberland rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium compositum Michx. – kidneyleaf rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium glutinosum J. Allison – sticky rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium integrifolium Michx. – wholeleaf rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium laciniatum L. – compassplant, compass plant 
                                  Species Silphium mohrii Small – Mohr's rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium perfoliatum L. – cup plant, cup-plant, cupleaf rosinweed, squarestem rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium perplexum J. Allison – Old Cahaba rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium radula Nutt. – roughstem rosinweed, starry rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium terebinthinaceum Jacq. – prairie rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium trifoliatum L. – whorled rosinweed 
                                  Species Silphium wasiotense M. Medley – Appalachian rosinweed 

  Expert: Jennifer A. Clevinger  
  Notes: Associate Professor of Biology, Walsh University, 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton, OH 44720 USA   
  Reference for: Silphium    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Silphium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Silphium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Silphium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Silphium   
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