Carum verticillatum (L.) Koch

Whorled caraway

source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014
source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014


GrinTax Carum verticillatum (L.) W.D.J. Koch
The Plant list Carum verticillatum (L.) W.D.J. Koch
GBIF Trocdaris verticillatum (L.) Rafin.
English name Whorled caraway

Crop relationship
Caraway same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 very strongly decreasing (75-100%)
Presence very rare
Status Red List: critically endangered
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Kampina (NM [p])


  • Amstelland (SBB [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: not available for distribution

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Europe SW-Europe
Asia -
Africa Morocco
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 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.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.urh2k6
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.urh2k6

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information