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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Japan, SE. Canada, N. Central & E. U.S.A.
Panax quinquefolius (American ginseng)

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Louisiana, Maine, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Panax L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1059 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003 publ. 2004). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae: 1-444. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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