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Taxon: Iberis umbellata L.

Genus: Iberis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Iberideae
Nomen number: 19652
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:649. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
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:

  • annual candytuft   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • garden candytuft   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • globe candytuft   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • doldige Schleifenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • roseniberis   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [s.e.]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Northern Africa: Algeria
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    Northern Europe: Sweden [s.]
    Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Switzerland
    East Europe: Moldova; Ukraine
    Southwestern Europe: Spain
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan, New York
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, Utah

    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western South America: Ecuador




Check other web resources for Iberis umbellata L.:


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  • 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: (04 October 2015)

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