Paeonia brownii

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Paeonia brownii


Taxonavigation: Saxifragales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Saxifragales

Familia: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia
Sectio: P. sect. Onaepia
Species: Paeonia brownii



Paeonia brownii Douglas ex Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1(1): 27 (1829).

  • Type: Oregon, USA. “near the confines of perpetual snow, on the subalpine range of ‘Mount Hood.’ June–July 1826, D. Douglas s.n. (Holotype: K).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California, Nevada, Utah.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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Vernacular names

English: Brown's Peony
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