Forsythia viridissima

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOleaceae
Family (Traditional)Oleaceae
GenusForsythia
SpeciesForsythia viridissima Lindl.
Common NameGreenstem Forsythia
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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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: Perry (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Campbell (TN), Claiborne (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100545332 Perry Kentucky 11 Apr 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3440
EKY
Forsythia viridissima
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 19 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174351 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT023101 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009352 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009350 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009345 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0069104 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009348 Trigg Kentucky 08 Oct 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
HTTU027549 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia viridissima
HTTU010607 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU018961 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Mar 2012 Stephanie Holden
56
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019008 Lincoln Tennessee 07 Mar 1986 Brad Hard
4
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT036812 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174350 Union Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174342 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174347 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174344 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174348 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT023100 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0051437 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0100008 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009346 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019014 Wilson Tennessee 31 Mar 1991 Melissa E. Jablonski
10
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019009 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Mar 1989 WCH
11
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019011 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Apr 1987 David Seber
4
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
UOS04503 Franklin Tennessee 16 Mar 2012 Jon Evans
UOS
Forsythia viridissima
ETSU007435 Unicoi Tennessee 17 Mar 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174345 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174343 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174346 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
TENN-V-0174349 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT023102 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0052876 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009354 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0080679 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019012 Rutherford Tennessee Euple Ann Gilbert
17
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019006 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Apr 1993 Carlos N. Lacy
18
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019015 Williamson Tennessee 15 Mar 2000 Melanie Messina
26
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU019007 Williamson Tennessee 14 Mar 1990 Marcia Anderton
117
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT023103 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009349 Trigg Kentucky 08 Oct 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0045444 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0096858 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
APSC0009347 Trigg Kentucky 26 Mar 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Forsythia viridissima
HTTU010608 Williamson Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia viridissima
HTTU022066 Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU018963 Sullivan Tennessee 23 Mar 2008 Emily Burkey
5
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
MTSU018975 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Apr 1996 Jay Hutson
18
MTSU
Forsythia viridissima
UCHT033901 Union Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia viridissima
UOS04502 Van Buren Tennessee 20 Mar 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Forsythia viridissima
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