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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Russian Far East to Indo-China and Temp. E. Asia.

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Laos, Louisiana, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Introduced into:

British Columbia, Oregon, Washington

Penthorum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 432 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1989). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 4: 1-380. Nauka, Leningrad.

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