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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to NW. Africa, Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, Subarctic America to N. U.S.A., Peru to S. South America.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Falkland Is., Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, South Australia, South European Russi, Spain, Sulawesi, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin

Euphrasia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Summerhayes, V.S. [694], United Kingdom 11215.000
Melville, R. [5935], New Zealand 36960.000
Melville, R. [6425], New Zealand 36981.000
Rico, L. [s.n.], France K000661611

First published in Sp. Pl.: 604 (1753)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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