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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Temp. Eurasia, S. Australia to New Zealand.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, New South Wales, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Corse

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand South, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Réunion, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Uruguay, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

Gypsophila L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 406 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

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