Taxon: Hedysarum alpinum L.

Genus: Hedysarum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Hedysareae
Nomen number: 18594
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:750. 1753
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 31 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Amur
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Ontario, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Montana, - Wyoming
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia


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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image