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Range DescriptionWidespread from Europe, Asia, and Africa (Egypt, Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal, Angola, Mozambique, South Africa (Western Cape)). In China is native to Fujian, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, and Yunnan. Middle Asia: Kazakhstan.
The species has been widely introduced however the native range is not certain.