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This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. America, Bolivia to S. Brazil and S. South America.
Sphaeralcea ambigua

Native to:

Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile South, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Paraguay, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Introduced into:

Cape Provinces, Free State, Gulf States, Northern Provinces

Sphaeralcea A.St.-Hil. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Bras. Merid. 1: 209 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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