Taxon: Crepis rubra L.

Genus: Crepis
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Crepidinae
Nomen number: 12199
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:806. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Germany ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Norway ; United Kingdom


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Babcock, E. B. 1947. The genus Crepis Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 22:683-687.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Clapham, A. R. et al. Flora of the British Isles, ed. 2. (F BritClap)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Crepis rubra L. :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image