Hexalectris spicata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusHexalectris
SpeciesHexalectris spicata (Walter) Barnhart
Common Namespiked crested coralroot
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Bletia aphylla Bletia aphylla
Hexalectris aphylla Hexalectris aphylla

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: Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Davidson (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Knox (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MDKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100107935 Madison Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
EKY
Hexalectris spicata
31234100107943 Powell Kentucky Timothy J. Weckman
EKY
Hexalectris spicata
BEREA005130 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Hexalectris spicata
BEREA005131 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Hexalectris spicata
ETSU010165 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexalectris aphylla
ETSU007838 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Hexalectris spicata
ETSU010166 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Hexalectris spicata
MDKY00006633 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexalectris spicata
MDKY00006632 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexalectris spicata
MDKY00006634 Powell Kentucky
MDKY
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074850 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074847 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074856 Union Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074857 Union Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074842 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
31234100733763 Bath Kentucky M. Evans
EKY
Hexalectris spicata
BEREA005129 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Hexalectris spicata
ETSU010167 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexalectris spicata
MDKY00006635 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexalectris spicata
MDKY00006636 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074848 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074855 Union Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074841 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074858 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074851 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074854 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074844 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074853 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074840 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074849 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074845 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074843 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074852 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074846 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074839 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
TENN-V-0074838 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099220 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0069071 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0083457 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0069969 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099223 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099222 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099225 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099224 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
APSC0099221 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Hexalectris spicata
HTTU010903 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Hexalectris spicata
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Hexalectris spicata - Theo Witsell
Hexalectris spicata - Theo Witsell