Taxon: Scorzonera hispanica L.

Genus: Scorzonera
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Scorzonerinae
Nomen number: 33412
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:791. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide F Turk; Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part
    • Middle Europe: Switzerland
  • Northern America

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

    • Caribbean: Hispaniola ; Puerto Rico

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium
    • Northern Europe: Norway ; United Kingdom


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