Ophioglossum engelmannii

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyOphioglossaceae
Family (Traditional)Ophioglossaceae
GenusOphioglossum
Species:Ophioglossum engelmannii Prantl
Common NameLimestone Adders Tongue; Limestone Adderstongue
Growth Habitfern
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: fern; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: solitary; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: N/A; Carpel Number/Pistil: N/A; Fruit Complexity: N/A; Fruit Type: N/A; Fruit Wet/Dry: N/A; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: N/A; Inflorescence Types: N/A; Ovary Position: N/A; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Petal Number: N/A; Pistil Complexity: N/A; Pistil Number: N/A; Placentation Type: N/A; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: N/A; Sporangium Arrangement: synangium; Stamen Number: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Ophioglossum engelmanii Ophioglossum engelmanii Prantl

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: Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Crittenden (KY), Garrard (KY), Jessamine (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Todd (KY), Warren (KY), Bedford (TN), Bradley (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Giles (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Rutherford (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MDKY, MEM, VDB, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1938 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Logan Kentucky 27 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3389
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100022894 Livingston Kentucky 22 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3377
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100022902 Knox Tennessee 25 Apr 1992 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100022878 Calloway Kentucky 17 Apr 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4071
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BEREA000431 Warren Kentucky
BEREA
Ophioglossum engelmannii
ETSU000643 Hamblen Tennessee
ETSU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
MDKY00000070 Logan Kentucky
MDKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000293 Hamilton Tennessee 00 May 1935 Robert Sparks Walker
s.n
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000286 Hamilton Tennessee 14 Jun 1998 John Beck
2198
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000291 Hamilton Tennessee 27 Apr 1979 Gene S. Van Horn
10900
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000294 Hamilton Tennessee 17 May 1983 Jamie S Ross
10899
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000285 Bradley Tennessee 03 Jun 1989 D. Houck
2666
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000288 Marion Tennessee 23 Apr 2011 E. Blyveis
623
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
HTTU029942 White Tennessee
HTTU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
HTTU029597 White Tennessee
HTTU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100022910 Caldwell Kentucky 07 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C5.4
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100022886 Logan Kentucky 11 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4076
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31234100725785 Garrard Kentucky 25 Apr 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1143
EKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BEREA000430 Warren Kentucky
BEREA
Ophioglossum engelmannii
ETSU000642 Hamblen Tennessee
ETSU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
31973000004427 Jessamine Kentucky 06 May 1938
s.n.
KNK
Ophioglossum engelmannii
MDKY00000069 Livingston Kentucky
MDKY
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000289 Marion Tennessee 10 May 1983 Edwin Bridges, Paul Somers
113
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000290 Hamilton Tennessee 00 May 1935 Robert Sparks Walker
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
UCHT000292 Hamilton Tennessee 00 May 1935 Robert Sparks Walker
UCHT
Ophioglossum engelmannii
APSC0047436 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Ophioglossum engelmannii
HTTU028876 White Tennessee
HTTU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
HTTU026513 White Tennessee
HTTU
Ophioglossum engelmannii
HTTU032193 White Tennessee
HTTU
Ophioglossum engelmanii
BRIT191650 Rutherford Tennessee 03 May 1984 Landon E. McKinney
01222
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191644 Marshall Tennessee 27 Apr 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
10986
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191651 Rutherford Tennessee 11 May 1962 Maurice Edwards
87
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191634 Bedford Tennessee 24 Apr 1954 E. Quarterman
5012
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191662 Tennessee s.d. leg.ign.
s.n.
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191640 Davidson Tennessee 03 May 1979 Paul Somers
1654
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191652 Rutherford Tennessee 11 May 1947 E. Quarterman
2030
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191637 Davidson Tennessee 17 May 1978 Paul Somers
1116
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191657 Williamson Tennessee 27 Apr 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
10984
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191660 Wilson Tennessee 11 May 1941 Ralph M. Kriebel
9424
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191659 Wilson Tennessee 13 May 1970 R. Kral
39088
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191639 Tennessee 10 Apr 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10966
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191641 Giles Tennessee 26 Apr 1964 E. Quarterman
64-54
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191649 Maury Tennessee 24 Apr 1965 E. Quarterman
65-20
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191653 Rutherford Tennessee 08 May 1977 D. P. Whittier
114
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191647 Maury Tennessee 21 May 1966 J. Baskin
175
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191642 Knox Tennessee 18 Apr 1965 E. Quarterman
65-5
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191648 Maury Tennessee 01 Jun 1966 R. Kral
26716
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191638 Davidson Tennessee 06 May 1953 E. Quarterman
4547
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191655 Williamson Tennessee 17 May 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10960
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191636 Bedford Tennessee 05 May 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
2630c
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191661 Wilson Tennessee 20 Apr 1952 leg.ign.
s.n.
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191656 Williamson Tennessee 27 Apr 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
10984
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191646 Marshall Tennessee 03 May 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10967
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191654 Rutherford Tennessee 16 May 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
2805b
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191658 Wilson Tennessee 18 May 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
2873
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191643 Marshall Tennessee 25 Apr 1964 E. Quarterman
64-20
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191635 Bedford Tennessee 05 May 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
2630b
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
BRIT191645 Marshall Tennessee 27 Apr 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
10986
VDB
Ophioglossum engelmannii
MEM001645 Todd Kentucky 04 Jun 1961 Thomas N. McCoy
s.n.
MEM
Ophioglossum engelmannii
MEM014153 Crittenden Kentucky 23 May 1978 Raymond Athey
4044
MEM
Ophioglossum engelmannii
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Ophioglossum engelmannii - Ashley B. Morris
Ophioglossum engelmannii - Ashley B. Morris
Ophioglossum engelmannii - Ashley B. Morris
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Ophioglossum engelmannii - Sunny Fleming
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Ophioglossum engelmannii - Tara Littlefield
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Ophioglossum engelmannii - Tara Littlefield
Ophioglossum engelmannii - Tara Littlefield
Ophioglossum engelmannii - Tara Littlefield
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Ophioglossum engelmannii - Margie Hunter
Ophioglossum engelmannii - Margie Hunter