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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to W. U.S.A., Costa Rica to S. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Peru, Utah, Venezuela, Washington

Olsynium Raf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in New Fl. 1: 72 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the 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