Panarctic Flora


360601 Thalictrum alpinum L.


Northern Iceland: Frequent
Northern Fennoscandia: Frequent
Kanin - Pechora: Scattered
Polar Ural - Novaya Zemlya: Frequent
Taimyr - Severnaya Zemlya: Scattered
Anabar - Onenyo: Scattered
Kharaulakh: Frequent
Yana - Kolyma: Rare
West Chukotka: Frequent
Wrangel Island: Scattered
South Chukotka: Presence uncertain
East Chukotka: Frequent
Western Alaska: Scattered
Northern Alaska - Yukon: Frequent
Hudson Bay - Labrador: Rare
Western Greenland: Frequent
Eastern Greenland: Frequent
Mid Arctic Tundra: Rare
Southern Arcti Tundra: Frequent
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent

2n= (1) 14 (2x). - Europe (N, C), Russia (N), Siberia (N, S), Far East (N), Alaska, Canada, Greenland. - Numerous reports.
(2) 21 (3x). - Alaska. - Johnson and Packer in Mooney and Johnson (1965).
Johnson: Triploids were collected and counted repeatedly at Ogotoruk Creek in northwestern Alaska. They looked like the diploids and they were fertile. There is some mystery here worth investigating.

Geography: Amphi-Atlantic - European - Asian - amphi-Beringian - Cordilleran: ICE NOR RUS SIB RFE ALA CAN GRL.

Notes: This is one of the most easily recognized and uniform species among Thalictrum. However, there is a slight morphological difference between Eurasian and North American (and Beringian) plants, especially in the shape of leaflets.

Higher Taxa