Taxon: Iberis sempervirens L.

Genus: Iberis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Iberideae
Nomen number: 100747
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:648. 1753
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy; Slovenia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan, - New York
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California


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