Panax quinquefolius

Family:ARALIACEAE
Species:Panax quinquefolius L.
Common Name:American Ginseng; Sang
Habitat:Rich hardwood forests, ravine slopes, and cove forests.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:PAQU
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S4 (State Rank), G4 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyARALIACEAE - Ginseng family
Genus Panax
Species Panax quinquefolius L. - American Ginseng; Sang

Citation

Citation Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1058–1059. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data, (lectotype: LINN 1237.1). Lectotypified by J.L. Reveal, Phytologia 71: 473. 1991.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Colbert, Covington, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marshall, Monroe, Morgan, Pike, Russell, St. Clair, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, AUA, BRIT, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UNAF, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1886 - 1980

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0000328 Morgan 21 Sep 2008 England, J. Kevin
1161
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
AUA000039442 Blount 25 Apr 1954 French, Donald
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000582 Colbert 14 Sep 1989 Porter, Kim
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120023 Cherokee 15 Jul 1970 Lewis, Frank
s.n.
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UWAL0002046 Lowndes 27 Jul 2010 Diamond, A.R.
21493
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
JSU120025 Etowah 31 May 1973 Landers, Kenneth E.
RDW-1548
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
TROY000032371 Butler 29 Aug 2012 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
TROY
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
ALNHS00001017 Jackson 28 Mar 2012 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#410
ALNHS
Panax quinquefolius L.
AUA_ACC_35709 Colbert 10 May 1973 Hershey, A.L.
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
BRIT73659 Barbour 11 May 1999 MacDonald, John R.
12840
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNA00037019 Monroe 09 Sep 1886 Smith, Eugene A.
s.n.
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000580 Colbert 15 Sep 1984 Killen, Kay
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120018 Calhoun 9 May 1973 Whetstone, R. David
RDW-1547
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_49577 Russell 18 Aug 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5372
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000583 Lauderdale 16 Jun 1991 Crosslin, Phillip
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
TROY000014135 St. Clair 28 Jul 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3793
TROY
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_58049 Lee 22 Sep 1980 Freeman, John D.
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
JSU120024 Etowah 10 Aug 1974 Atkinson, Tim A.
561
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120035 Talladega 20 Sep 1984 Nixon, Christopher F.
827
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
BRIT73663 Covington 16 Jul 1999 MacDonald, John R.
13214
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000581 Colbert 02 Sep 1984 Killen, Kim
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120020 Calhoun 9 May 1973 Whetstone, R. David
RDW-1547
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
USAM000001528 Jackson 31 Jul 1976 Shelton, David
752
USAM
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNAF0000588 Marshall 22 Sep 1984 Gillespie, Tim
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_13964 DeKalb 8 Jul 1967 Blackwell, J.
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
AUA000039443 Jackson 9 Aug 1954 Benefield, William
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
JSU120028 Jackson 16 Oct 1986 Moore, C.M.
092
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
BRIT73661 Blount 07 Sep 2002 Kral, Robert
93216
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UWAL0015584 Lowndes 16 Apr 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8343
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
AUA_ACC_34349 Jefferson 23 Jun 1977 Sessler, Ann H.
1651
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000589 Franklin 14 Sep 1983 Morrow, Byron
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120022 Cherokee 15 Jul 1970 Lewis, Frank
s.n.
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120030 Jefferson 28 Aug 1985 Barber, J. Patrick
1738
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNA00037025 Walker 25 May 1975 Collum, Joseh David
24
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
TROY000031886 Lowndes 27 Jul 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21493
TROY
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_37510 Jackson 20 Aug 1981 O'Halloran, K.
428
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
JSU120026 Etowah 23 Apr 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
1199
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNA00053995 Blount 6 Sep 1997 Keener, Brian R.
379
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
JSU120032 Madison 11 Sep 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
6229
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNA00037018 Tuscaloosa _ Jun _ Smith, Eugene A.
s.n.
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
UWAL0005509 Pike 15 Apr 2011 Diamond, A.R.
21902
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120033 Madison 9 Sep 1995 Threlkeld, Steven J.
005
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120027 Jackson 4 May 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
6063
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNAF0000585 Lawrence 19 Sep 1989 Crews, Sherry
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120031 Lawrence 17 Sep 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
6396
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_39750 Lee Sep 1983 Freeman, John D.
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UNA00058661 Lawrence 17 Apr 2005 Keener, Brian R.
2624
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
UWAL0036856 DeKalb 29 Apr 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10038
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
BRIT73664 Russell 24 May 1997 Naczi, Robert F.C.
6160
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000586 Lawrence 07 Oct 1989 Lolley, Kim
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_35096 Autauga 2 May 1979 Teaford, J.
S.N.
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
JSU120019 Calhoun 20 May 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
529
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120029 Jefferson 22 Aug 1985 Barber, J. Patrick
1672
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_43739 Monroe 3 Sep 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1691
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UWAL0011158 Marengo 23 Sep 2012 England, J. Kevin
3972
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AMAL00011978 Tuscaloosa 22 Mar 2006 Bryson, Charles T.
21510
AMAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
UWAL0033677 Madison 21 May 2016 Keener, Brian R.
9617
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_72800 Jackson 13 May 2009 Barger, T. Wayne
HC-137
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
SAMF0005860 Monroe 13 May 2015 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5736
SAMF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA000039441 Lawrence 17 May 1969 Mardis, Glen D.
1014
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000584 Lauderdale 13 Jun 1991 Steward, Donald
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120021 Cherokee 15 Jul 1970 Lewis, Frank
s.n.
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UWAL0000329 St. Clair 28 Jul 2007 Keener, Brian R.
3793
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
JSU120034 Marshall 16 May 1994 Spaulding, Daniel D.
5476
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AMAL00008824 Blount 07 Sep 2002 Kral, Robert
93216
AMAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNA00037020 Autauga 16 Apr 1980 Haynes, Robert R.
7743
UNA
Panax quinquefolius L.
AUA_ACC_57248 Autauga 15 Jun 1996 Schotz, Alfred
1400
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
UWAL0000327 Monroe 14 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4836
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
BRIT73660 Barbour 24 Apr 1999 MacDonald, John R.
12708
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UNAF0000590 Lauderdale 04 Jun 1991 Killen, Nathan
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
TROY000032883 Pike 15 Apr 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
21902
TROY
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
JSU120017 Calhoun 20 May 1986 Lawler, Carol L.
529
JSU
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
UNAF0000587 Limestone 15 Jun 1991 Green, Kim
s.n.
UNAF
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_51048 Pike 27 Oct 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
6559
AUA
Panax Quinquefolius L.
BRIT73662 Bullock 02 Jun 2004 Diamond, Alvin R.
14411
BRIT
Panax quinquefolius L.
UWAL0011064 Butler 29 Aug 2012 Webb, Wayne
s.n.
UWAL
Panax quinquefolius Linnaeus
AMAL00019939 Lauderdale 27 Apr 2010 Holt, Brian D.
SC-305
AMAL
Panax quinquefolius L.
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