Micranthes nivalis (L.) Small

First published in N.L.Britton & al. (eds.), N. Amer. Fl. 22: 136 (1905)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Subarctic & Subalpine Northern Hemisphere. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, British Columbia, Buryatiya, Chita, East European Russia, Finland, Føroyar, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Poland, Québec, Svalbard, Sweden, Tuva, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://newfoundland-labradorflora.ca/checklist/.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J., Lampinen, R. & Kurtto, A.(eds.) (1999). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 12: 1-250. [Cited as Saxifraga nivalis.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.
  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J., Lampinen, R. & Kurtto, A.(eds.) (1999). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 12: 1-250.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1989). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 4: 1-380. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2004). Flora of Siberia 7: 1-318. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2013). Conspectus florae resource rezervat "Suntar-Hayata" republic Sakha (Yakutia). Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 47-57.
  • Shaulo, D.N., Myakshina, T.A., Shaulo, S.P. & Ernst, A.S. (2011). Floristic findings in the upper Yenisei basin. Turczaninowia 14(3): 100-105.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
United Kingdom Saxifraga nivalis K:SPC-11673.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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