Arnoglossum plantagineum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusArnoglossum
Species:Arnoglossum plantagineum Raf.
Common NameGroovestem Indian Plantain
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; 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; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G4G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Cacalia paniculata Cacalia paniculata (DC.) Kuntze
Cacalia plantaginea Cacalia plantaginea (Raf.) Shinners
Cacalia pteranthes Cacalia pteranthes Raf.
Cacalia tuberosa Cacalia tuberosa Sessé & Moc.
Mesadenia tuberosa Mesadenia tuberosa (Nutt.) Britton

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: Bedford (TN), Davidson (TN), Marshall (TN), Rutherford (TN)

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

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
TENN-V-0236123 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0210352 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236115 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236118 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236121 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
APSC0028120 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Arnoglossum plantagineum
APSC0108133 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Arnoglossum plantagineum
APSC0028164 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Arnoglossum plantagineum
MTSU021316 Rutherford Tennessee 1994 Terri Hogan
138-94
MTSU
Cacalia tuberosa
TENN-V-0236114 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236122 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236120 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236116 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236117 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
TENN-V-0236119 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cacalia plantaginea
APSC0028162 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Arnoglossum plantagineum
UCHT039676 Marshall Tennessee
UCHT
Arnoglossum plantagineum
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cacalia plantaginea
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cacalia plantaginea
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cacalia plantaginea
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cacalia plantaginea
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Plant Photos

Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Milo Pyne
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Sunny Fleming
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Sunny Fleming
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Sunny Fleming
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Sunny Fleming
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell
Arnoglossum plantagineum - Theo Witsell