Panarctic Flora


900101 Valeriana capitata Pall. ex Link


Northern Fennoscandia: Rare
Kanin - Pechora: Frequent
Polar Ural - Novaya Zemlya: Frequent
Yamal - Gydan: Frequent
Taimyr - Severnaya Zemlya: Frequent
Anabar - Onenyo: Scattered
Kharaulakh: Frequent
Yana - Kolyma: Scattered
West Chukotka: Frequent
Wrangel Island: Frequent
South Chukotka: Frequent
East Chukotka: Frequent
Western Alaska: Frequent
Northern Alaska - Yukon: Frequent
Central Canada: Rare
Mid Arctic Tundra: Rare
Southern Arcti Tundra: Frequent
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent

2n= 56-120 (ca. 8-17x, x = 7). - Russia (N), Siberia (N, S), Far East (N), Alaska. - Numerous reports.

Geography: European (NE) - Asian (N/C) - amphi-Beringian: RUS SIB RFE ALA CAN.

Notes: Valeriana capitata is a widespread and polymorphic species that also varies widely in chromosome numbers but where no subspecific division has been proposed as far as we know.

Higher Taxa