1. Family: Myricaceae Rich. ex Kunth
    1. Genus: Myrica L.
      1. Myrica gale L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to N. & E. Central U.S.A., W. & N. Europe.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, Baltic States, Belgium, British Columbia, Connecticut, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Spain, Sweden, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Yukon

    Extinct in:

    Ohio

    Myrica gale L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Fay, M.F. [MFF238], United Kingdom K000696450

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1024 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Glazkova, E.A. (2012). On some rare vascular plant species from the islands of the Vyborg bay (Leningrad region) Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 97: 512-523.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Glazkova, E.A. (2012). On some rare vascular plant species from the islands of the Vyborg bay (Leningrad region) Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 97: 512-523.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997). Flora of North America North of Mexico 3: 1-590. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
    • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1987). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 2: 1-448. Nauka, Leningrad.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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