Source: Greuter, W. (2006+): Compositae (pro parte majore). – In: Greuter, W. & Raab-Straube, E. von (ed.): Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
Rhaponticoides in Taxon 57: 1016. 2008, nom. cons.
Euro+Med: Albania native; Algeria native; Armenia native; Azerbaijan, with Nakhchivan (Azerbaijan native, Nakhchivan native); Bosnia-Herzegovina native; Bulgaria native; Crimea native; Croatia native; Former Yugoslavia native; France, with Channel is. and Monaco (France native); Greece native; Italy native; Libya native; Montenegro native; Morocco native; Portugal native; Romania native; Russia (C European Russia native, E European Russia native, North Caucasus native, S European Russia native); Serbia, with Kosovo native; Sicily, with Malta (Sicily casual); Slovenia native; Spain, with Gibraltar and Andorra native (Spain native); Tunisia native; Turkey (Turkey, Asiatic part native, Turkey-in-Europe native); Ukraine native; Ukraine, with Crimea native