Nestronia umbellula

ClassificationDicots
FamilySantalaceae
Family (Traditional)Santalaceae
GenusNestronia
Species:Nestronia umbellula Raf.
Common NameLeechbrush
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Natural Area Presence: NCCGSNA; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G4 (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: Wayne (KY), Coffee (TN), Hamilton (TN), Humphreys (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Van Buren (TN)

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

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
31234100644531 Wayne Kentucky Gary W. Libby
EKY
Nestronia umbellula
31234100644523 Wayne Kentucky Gary W. Libby
EKY
Nestronia umbellula
31234100644549 Wayne Kentucky Gary W. Libby
EKY
Nestronia umbellula
31973000018754 Wayne Kentucky
KNK
Nestronia umbellula
31973000018753 Wayne Kentucky
KNK
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085452 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085454 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085455 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085451 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085456 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085453 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010469 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010479 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010472 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010478 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
APSC0069913 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Nestronia umbellula
TENN-V-0085457 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010470 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010480 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010471 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UCHT010477 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Nestronia umbellula
UOS05861 Van Buren Tennessee Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Nestronia umbellula
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Nestronia umbellula - Sunny Fleming
Nestronia umbellula - Sunny Fleming
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw
Nestronia umbellula - Joey Shaw