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This genus is accepted, and its native range is California to Guatemala, Florida, Europe to Central Asia and Pakistan, Macaronesia, N. Africa to Kenya and Arabian Peninsula.
Nasturtium officinale

Doubtfully present in:

Eritrea

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Libya, Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Morocco, Netherlands, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tasmania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, West Himalaya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil South, British Columbia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Maine, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Marianas, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Mozambique, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand North, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Niger, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Nasturtium W.T.Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ayres, Philip B. [s.n.], Madagascar K000230685 lectotype

First published in Hortus Kew. 4: 109 (1812)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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