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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic to Subalpine Europe and U.S.A.

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Austria, British Columbia, California, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Finland, Florida, France, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Idaho, Indiana, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tennessee, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Belgium

Kalmia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 391 (1753)

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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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/
© 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