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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
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • pink hawk's-beard   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • red hawk's-beard   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • crépide rouge   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • roter Pippau   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • rosenfibbla   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Turkey
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [s.]; Macedonia; Montenegro

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Southwestern Europe: France
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

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

  • widely cultivated



Check other web resources for Crepis rubra L.:


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (06 October 2015)

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