1. Family: Ericaceae Durande
    1. Genus: Empetrum Tourn. ex L.
      1. Empetrum nigrum L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic to Subalpine Northern Hemisphere.

    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Baltic States

    Native to:

    Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, Chita, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Poland, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Saskatchewan, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuva, Ukraine, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

    Empetrum nigrum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Summerhayes, V.S. [1823], United Kingdom 23491.000
    Duncan, U.K., United Kingdom 22353.000

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

    Accepted by

    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Kleshcheva, E.A. (2013). Findings of rare species in Novosibirskaya oblast Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 32-36.
    • Nikolin, E.G. (2013). Conspectus florae resource rezervat "Suntar-Hayata" republic Sakha (Yakutia) Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 47-57.
    • Peschkova, G.A. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Siberia 10: 1-314. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. 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.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Peschkova, G.A. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Siberia 10: 1-314. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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