Nabalus asper

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Nabalus asper


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Cichorieae
Subtribus: Crepidinae
Genus: Nabalus
Species: Nabalus asper


Nabalus asper (Michx.) Torr. & A.Gray, Fl. N. Amer. (Torr. & A. Gray) 2: 483. (1843)


  • Basionym
    • Prenanthes aspera Michx., Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 83. (1803)
  • Heterotypic
    • Prenanthes illinoensis Pers., Syn. 2: 366. (1807)
    • Chondrilla illinoensis (Pers.) Poir., Encyc. Suppl. 2: 331. (1820)
    • Nabalus illinoensis (Pers.) DC., Prod. 2: 242. (1838)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rough rattlesnakeroot
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