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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Mongolia and W. Himalaya, Macaronesia to Arabian Peninsula and NE. Tropical Africa, Bolivia to NW. Argentina, S. Africa.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Argentina Northwest, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arizona, California, Chile Central, Colorado, Finland, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northwest, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North European Russi, Norway, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Utah

Herniaria Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 218 (1753)

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