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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to Mexico.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ontario, Oregon, Prince Edward I., Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Pterospora Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 269 (1818)

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