Isatis tinctoria L.

Woad

source: Stefan Lefnaer (2014), Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 4.0 International)
source: Stefan Lefnaer (2014), Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 4.0 International)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Isatis tinctoria L.
The Plant list Isatis tinctoria L.
English name Woad



Crop relationship
Woad taxon group 1
Radish tertiary genepool



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized before 1500
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe S- and E-Europe
Asia W-Asia
Africa naturalized
North-America naturalized
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, January 2018
Distribution data GBIF, January 2018

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information