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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic and Subalpine Northern Hemisphere, S. South America to Subantarctic Islands.
Empetrum nigrum

Doubtfully present in:

Baltic States

Native to:

Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, Chita, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Falkland Is., Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Irkutsk, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tristan da Cunha, Turkey, Tuva, Ukraine, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Juan Fernández Is.

Introduced into:

South Georgia

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

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1022 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

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