Eryngium prostratum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApiaceae
Family (Traditional)Apiaceae
GenusEryngium
Species:Eryngium prostratum Nutt. ex DC.
Common NameCreeping Eryngo
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: DRU; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Blue; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 0; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Edmonson (KY), Graves (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Powell (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Crockett (TN), Decatur (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Perry (TN), Rhea (TN), Robertson (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, MEM, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1943 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100210820 Calloway Kentucky 18 Jul 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4071
EKY
Eryngium prostratum
31234100210879 Van Buren Tennessee 02 Aug 1988 Ronald L. Jones
5504
EKY
Eryngium prostratum
BEREA001828 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Eryngium prostratum
BEREA001829 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160066 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160060 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160081 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160073 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160083 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160068 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160085 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160063 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160064 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160281 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160061 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
31234100210838 Graves Kentucky 27 Jul 1974 Raymond Athey
2883
EKY
Eryngium prostratum
31234100210846 McCracken Kentucky 17 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3583
EKY
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160280 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0243231 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160091 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160093 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160071 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160077 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160090 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160065 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160087 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160075 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160076 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160074 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160069 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160082 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160070 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160062 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160080 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160257 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160059 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160092 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160078 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160094 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160084 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160072 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160067 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160079 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160086 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160089 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021177 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021179 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021178 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021174 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021175 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0100957 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029852 Lyon Kentucky 19 Jul 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029859 Henry Tennessee 05 Aug 1989 Edward Chester
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029858 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029862 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062370 Livingston Kentucky 17 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029854 Lyon Kentucky 26 Oct 2013 Mason Brock
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029851 Trigg Kentucky 19 Jul 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062368 Edmonson Kentucky 25 Jul 1968 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029870 Christian Kentucky 07 Aug 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160088 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
TENN-V-0160095 White Tennessee
TENN
Eryngium prostratum
UCHT021171 Houston Tennessee
UCHT
Eryngium prostratum
010951 Calloway Kentucky 05 Jun 2006 Derick B. Poindexter
06-135
BOON
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0100948 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029849 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0107039 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029850 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062366 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0109090 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029869 Montgomery Tennessee 31 Jul 1943 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062369 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0061772 Calloway Kentucky 05 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0054518 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0048259 Robertson Tennessee 10 Aug 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062371 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029855 Fayette Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029847 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0102043 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029871 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Oct 1949 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029860 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062242 Trigg Kentucky 15 Nov 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0042455 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0102044 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029848 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062372 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
MTSU023363 Tennessee
MTSU
Eryngium prostratum
MTSU023364 Perry Tennessee
MTSU
Eryngium prostratum
UOS00324 Franklin Tennessee 30 Sep 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Eryngium prostratum
UOS00147 Franklin Tennessee 08 Oct 2009 Mary Beth Epps
UOS
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062241 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0062367 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029861 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029863 Henry Tennessee 11 Aug 1979 Edward Chester
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0092906 Warren Kentucky 29 Jul 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
APSC0029853 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eryngium prostratum
MTSU023365 Perry Tennessee
MTSU
Eryngium prostratum
MTSU023361 Tennessee
MTSU
Eryngium prostratum
MTSU023362 Tennessee
MTSU
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69506 Williamson Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69502 Lawrence Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69500 Haywood Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69504 Van Buren Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69503 Montgomery Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69501 Houston Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
MEM013738 Tipton Tennessee 12 Jul 1968 Sarah J. Warrington
187
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM020467 Fayette Tennessee 20 Oct 1969 Luther R. Jones
62
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM009395 Shelby Tennessee 26 Jun 1971 John E. Thompson Jr.
272
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM006339 Calloway Kentucky 13 Jul 1973 Raymond Athey
2444
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT221318 Calloway Kentucky
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
UOS00322 Van Buren Tennessee 01 Aug 2001 Chris A.Fleming
UOS
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69499 Grundy Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT69505 Wayne Tennessee
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
MEM004915 Ballard Kentucky 28 Jun 1969 Raymond Athey
748
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM017427 Lyon Kentucky 28 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4401
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM005921 Marshall Kentucky 06 Aug 1968 Raymond Athey
368
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM000911 Shelby Tennessee Bill Speight
s.n.
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
MEM000910 Shelby Tennessee Pam Boggs
s.n.
MEM
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT221315 McCracken Kentucky
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT221317 Graves Kentucky
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT221316 Lyon Kentucky
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
BRIT221319 Calloway Kentucky
VDB
Eryngium prostratum
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