Panarctic Flora


361214 Ranunculus nivalis L.


Northern Fennoscandia: Rare
Kanin - Pechora: Rare
Svalbard - Franz Joseph Land: Frequent
Polar Ural - Novaya Zemlya: Frequent
Yamal - Gydan: Frequent
Taimyr - Severnaya Zemlya: Frequent
Anabar - Onenyo: Scattered
Kharaulakh: Frequent
Yana - Kolyma: Frequent
West Chukotka: Frequent
Wrangel Island: Frequent
South Chukotka: Scattered
East Chukotka: Frequent
Western Alaska: Frequent
Northern Alaska - Yukon: Frequent
Central Canada: Frequent
Hudson Bay - Labrador: Frequent
Ellesmere Island: Scattered
Western Greenland: Scattered
Eastern Greenland: Scattered
Polar desert: Frequent
Northern arctic Tundra: Frequent
Mid Arctic Tundra: Frequent
Southern Arcti Tundra: Frequent
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Scattered

2n= (1) ca. 45 48 (6x). - Europe (N), Siberia (N, C), Far East (N), Alaska, Canada, Greenland. - Numerous reports.
(2) 56 (7x). - Europe (N), Siberia (N), Far East (N). - At least five reports.
Not included: A report of 2n = 14 and 16 (2x) from Siberia (Malakha 1989), most probably from another taxon, and an old report of 2n = 40 (5x) from Scandinavia (Nygren in Löve and Löve 1948), perhaps from the quite frequent hybrid R. nivalis x pygmaeus.

Geography: Circumpolar: NOR RUS SIB RFE ALA CAN GRL.

Higher Taxa