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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Asia, Temp. America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Bangladesh

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., British Columbia, California, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Greenland, Idaho, Indiana, Japan, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Myanmar, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Taiwan, Tibet, Vermont, Vietnam, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya

Introduced into:

Korea

Coptis Salisb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 305 (1807)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

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/
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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