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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Subalpine.

Native to:

Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Austria, British Columbia, Buryatiya, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Mongolia, New Hampshire, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ontario, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuva, Ukraine, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Denmark

Arctous Nied. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(1): 48 (1889)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

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