Crepis capillaris (L.) Wallr. (Europe to Caucasus: Albania, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia; Introduced into: Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Delaware, District of Columbia, Ecuador, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Juan Fernández Is., Kentucky, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Québec, Rhode I., South Australia, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Utah, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin as per POWO)


Crepis dachhigamensis G.Singh (Images by Gurcharan Singh (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)) 


Crepis multicaulis Ledeb. (N. Europe to Siberia and W. Himalaya, Vietnam: Afghanistan, Altay, Buryatiya, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Mongolia, North European Russi, Norway, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Xinjiang as per POWO)


Crepis sancta subsp. falconeri (Hook. fil.) Rech. fil. (Afghanistan to W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO)

(Images by Gurcharan Singh (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)) 


BSI Flora of India with keys Volume 12 (Distribution):

Name Taxon Type Volume Distribution
Crepis capillaris Species 12 India: W. Himalayas in meadows, pastures and waste places, 3000-4000 m. Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir; S. Europe, M. Europe, C. Europe, N. America, S. America and Australia
Crepis dachigamensis Species 12 India: W. Himalayas, in exposed dry or moist situation, 1500-2000 m. Jammu & Kashmir, Endemic;
Notes. This is a close relative of C. sancta with which it differs in having less divided radical leaves, presence of distinct cauline leaves, stouter, longer achenes and rigid longer involucral bracts.
Crepis kashmirica Species 12 India: W. Himalayas in alpine meadows, 3500 – 4300 m. India: Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh; Tibet
Crepis multicaulis Species 12 subsp. multicaulis (India: W. Himalayas on moist slopes and sandy river beds, 3000-4500 m. Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh; China, Tibet, Turkey and Norwa)
subsp. congesta (India: Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh; China and Pakistan)
Crepis naniforma Species 12 India: W. Himalayas on rocky slopes and sandy beds. 3000 – 5000 m. Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
Notes. Very rare, there are no specimens at DD or BSD
Crepis pulchra Species 12 subsp. pulchra (India: W. Himalayas on open shady or dry situations, ascending up to 3000 m. Jammu & Kashmir; Pakistan and Europe)
subsp. turkestanica (India: Jammu & Kashmir; Afghanistan, S. Turkestan and Iran)
Crepis sancta Species 12 India: W. Himalayas on exposed slopes, ascending up to 3000 m., Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh; Afghanistan, Pakistan, C.I.S. Turkey, Syria, Arabia and Palestine
Crepis thomsonii Species 12 Not given
Crepis tibetica Species 12 India: E. Himalayas on shady or dry situations, 2500-4000 m. Sikkim. Rare; Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and Yunan


Pl. go through Crepis page (Asteraceae (Compositae)) with images of species in efloraofindia (done by me).

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