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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Old World.
Picris hieracioides

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Bismarck Archipelago, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Chad, Chatham Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Manchuria, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, New South Wales, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Queensland, Romania, Sakhalin, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, KwaZulu-Natal, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington

Picris L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Rico, L. [1805], Tunisia K000296095

First published in Sp. Pl.: 792 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 447.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0