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Vicia americana Willd. var. americana
FABACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Vicia americana subsp. oregana (Nutt.) Abrams; Vicia americana var. linearis (Nutt.) S. Watson [see Correspondence 1]; Vicia americana var. truncata (Nutt.) Brewer; Vicia californica Greene
Initial Editorial Analysis 26 Feb 2010
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 22 Oct 2008 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that Vicia americana var. linearis (The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] synonym) was published by S. Watson in Geological Survey of California, Botany 1:158 (1876), based on Lathyrus linearis Nutt. in Torrey & Gray, Flora of North America 1(2): 276--277 (1838). [Therefore, author citation of The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] synonym corrected to Vicia americana var. linearis (Nutt.) S. Watson, from Vicia americana var. linearis S. Watson previously in this Index, 2 Dec 2008.]
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Robert E. Preston see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Vicia americana Willd. var. americana is to be treated as a synonym of Vicia americana Willd. subsp. americana, with no explanation for the change given.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different rank since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Vicia americana Willd. subsp. americana
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 26 Feb 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Vicia americana
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Vicia

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