Micranthes careyana

ClassificationDicots
FamilySaxifragaceae
Family (Traditional)Saxifragaceae
GenusMicranthes
Species:Micranthes careyana (A. Gray) Small
Common NameGolden Eye Saxifrage
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: FG; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: NCCGSNA; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S3] (State Rank); G3 (Global Rank)
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** 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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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: Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1933 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0110656 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110652 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Micranthes careyana
APSC0003148 Polk Tennessee 18 Oct 2010 D. Estes
226
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0003151 Marion Tennessee 2004 John Beck
6131
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0003152 Anderson Tennessee April 2004 Dwayne Estes
5802
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0054379 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0018674 Cocke Tennessee 10 Apr 2010 Dwayne Estes with Kim Norton, Dawn York, Matt Bruton, Courtney Gorman
2010-12
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0044597 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0003149 Cocke Tennessee 10 Apr 2010 Kim Norton, Dawn York, Matt Bruton, Courtney Gorman
2010-12
APSC
Micranthes careyana
APSC0049034 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Micranthes careyana
UCHT036895 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Micranthes careyana
UOS05971 Franklin Tennessee 02 Apr 1962 Clay Ewing
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05970 Franklin Tennessee 02 May 1976 Beth M. Chandler
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05969 Franklin Tennessee 31 Mar 1999 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05973 Franklin Tennessee 27 Apr 1960 J.G. Gould
UOS
Micranthes careyana
ETSU035462 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
ETSU035459 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
ETSU032422 Polk Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
ETSU035461 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110616 Knox Tennessee 15 Apr 1954 R. E. Lee
6
TENN
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110614 Knox Tennessee 11 Apr 1934 N. McCarroll
M3
TENN
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110638 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Micranthes careyana
APSC0017453 Polk Tennessee Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Micranthes careyana
UOS05975 Franklin Tennessee 23 Apr 1959 J.R. Carter
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05976 Franklin Tennessee 03 Apr 1997 Carroll Williamson
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05972 Franklin Tennessee 02 May 1965 R.F. Daves
UOS
Micranthes careyana
UOS05974 Franklin Tennessee 27 Apr 1962 A.R. Applegate
UOS
Micranthes careyana
ETSU031759 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
ETSU035458 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110612 Knox Tennessee 21 Apr 1951 Sarah Bayston
s.n.
TENN
Micranthes careyana
TENN-V-0110617 Knox Tennessee 29 Mar 1933 D. C. Bain
5
TENN
Micranthes careyana
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Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes
Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes
Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes
Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes
Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes
Micranthes careyana - Dwayne Estes