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This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Caucasus, E. Europe to Turkmenistan.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, North Caucasus, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alberta, Arizona, Austria, Belgium, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Connecticut, Denmark, District of Columbia, Ethiopia, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iowa, Ireland, KwaZulu-Natal, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Norway, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Queensland, Romania, Saskatchewan, South Australia, Switzerland, Tasmania, Uruguay, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Western Australia, Zimbabwe

Helminthotheca echioides (L.) Holub appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mooney, H.F. [4583], Syria K000318496
Mooney, H.F. [4583], Syria K000318497
Cope, T.A. [RBG 133], United Kingdom Picris echioides K000914413

First published in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 8: 176 (1973)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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