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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to N. Mexico, S. South America.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China South-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Magadan, Manchuria, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Mongolia, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Morocco, Myanmar, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Guinea, New Mexico, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

New York

Androsace L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 142 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1996). Flora of China 15: 1-387. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. 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/
© 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