Papaver L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. & Subtropical Northern Hemisphere, S. Africa.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, France, Free State, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Gulf States, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Magadan, Manchuria, Mexico Northwest, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Mexico, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Cambodia, Chile Central, Chile South, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Finland, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Iowa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Laos, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Newfoundland, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Queensland, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Australia, South Carolina, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tristan da Cunha, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin

Papaver L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
22196.000 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 506 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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