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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to Japan and Peninsula Malaysia, Central & E. U.S.A. to Mexico, Caribbean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Florida, Georgia, Hainan, Haiti, Jamaica, Japan, Kentucky, Laos, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maine, Malaya, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nepal, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., South Carolina, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia

Lyonia Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 266 (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