Andromeda polifolia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 393 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Temp. & Subarctic Northern Hemisphere. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Buryatiya, Central European Russia, Chita, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North European Russia, Northwest European Russia, Northwest Territories, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South European Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuva, Ukraine, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Hungary

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Gillespie, L.J. & al. (2015). New vascular plant records for the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. PhytoKeys 52: 23-79.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Yamazaki, T., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1993). Flora of Japan IIIa: 1-482. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Kleshcheva, E.A. (2013). Findings of rare species in Novosibirskaya oblast. Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 32-36.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2013). Conspectus florae resource rezervat "Suntar-Hayata" republic Sakha (Yakutia). Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 47-57.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • Xie, L., Peng, P., Yang, W.J. & Li, L.Q. (2012). A newly recorded genus of Ericaceae and Clematis peiii sp. nov. (Ranunculaceae) from China. Plant Diversity and Resources 34: 157-163.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.1556/034.63.2021.3-4.1. epublication.
  • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Gillespie, L.J. & al. (2015). New vascular plant records for the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. PhytoKeys 52: 23-79.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Kleshcheva, E.A. (2013). Findings of rare species in Novosibirskaya oblast. Rastitel'nyj mir Aziatskoj Rossii 1(11): 32-36.
  • Malyschev, L.I. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Siberia 11: 1-310. 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.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Xie, L., Peng, P., Yang, W.J. & Li, L.Q. (2012). A newly recorded genus of Ericaceae and Clematis peiii sp. nov. (Ranunculaceae) from China. Plant Diversity and Resources 34: 157-163.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ruhsam, M. [DMR18] United Kingdom K001768120 Yes

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