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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to Mexico (Baja California Norte).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

British Columbia, California, Idaho, Mexico Northwest, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming

Pyrola dentata Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Menzies, A. [s.n.], Northern America K000780998
Nuttall, R.K. [s.n.], Northern America K000780997

First published in A.Rees, Cycl. 29: n.º 6 (1814)

Not accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Pyrola picta.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jolles, D.D. (2014). Foliar and floral evolution in geographic context: cryptic evolution in the mycoheterotrophic Pyrola picta species complex (Ericaceae). PhD dissertation. Claremont: Claremont Graduate University.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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