Rotala ramosior

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLythraceae
Family (Traditional)Lythraceae
GenusRotala
SpeciesRotala ramosior (L.) Koehne
Common NameLowland rotala, Yerba de cancer
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.7
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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
Ammannia humilis Ammannia humilis
Rotala catholica Rotala catholica (Cham. & Schlecht.) van Leeuwen
Rotala dentifera Rotala dentifera (A. Gray) Koehne
Rotala ramosior var. interior Rotala ramosior var. interior Fern. & Grisc.
Rotala ramosior var. typica Rotala ramosior var. typica Fern. & Grisc.

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: Ballard (KY), Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Boyd (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Crittenden (KY), Daviess (KY), Edmonson (KY), Elliott (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Union (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dyer (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), Wayne (TN), Weakley (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1957 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100530375 Muhlenberg Kentucky 07 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4995
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530409 Ohio Kentucky 25 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5637
EKY
Rotala ramosior
N/A Fulton Kentucky 31 Jul 1994 Randy L. Mears
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530268 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5017
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530326 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 2009 Landon McKinney
11005
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530466 Cumberland Tennessee 01 Aug 1988 Ronald L. Jones
5474
EKY
Rotala ramosior
N/A Clinton Kentucky 04 Sep 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1323
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530318 Livingston Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Raymond Athey
4574
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530383 Ohio Kentucky 25 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5637
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530185 Butler Kentucky 10 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4486
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530193 Casey Kentucky 25 Jun 1980 J. Stuart Lassetter
3545
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530177 Barren Kentucky 15 Sep 1995 Charles J. Lapham
373
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530284 Laurel Kentucky 09 Oct 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-904
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530243 Hardin Kentucky 16 Oct 1983 Ronald L. Jones
4219
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530227 Elliott Kentucky 19 Sep 1986 Allison W. Cusick
25926
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530391 Ohio Kentucky 22 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4634
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530276 Jackson Kentucky 27 Sep 1985 David D. Taylor
9883
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530201 Clinton Kentucky 04 Sep 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1323
EKY
Rotala ramosior
N/A Laurel Kentucky 15 Sep 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-768
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530342 Madison Kentucky 07 Oct 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-823
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530359 McCracken Kentucky 25 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3616
EKY
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016480 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016478 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016473 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016484 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016470 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016476 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016471 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016482 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
31234100530219 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5385
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530417 Union Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5233
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530250 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jul 1978 J. Skidmore
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530334 Madison Kentucky 13 Sep 1979 Donald K. Walker
45
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530367 Muhlenberg Kentucky 09 Jul 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5773
EKY
Rotala ramosior
31234100530300 Laurel Kentucky 02 Oct 1999 Amanda N. Allen
101
EKY
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016485 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016479 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016469 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016477 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016472 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016474 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
31973000016084 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016078 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016481 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016483 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
BEREA016475 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rotala ramosior
31973000016089 Boyd Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016081 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016083 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000007878 Campbell Kentucky 06 Aug 2014 Conley, Justin
2014-0094
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016090 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154802 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154837 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154829 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154821 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154833 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154787 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
31973000016076 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016077 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016075 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016082 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016088 Greenup Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016080 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016085 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
31973000016079 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154804 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154827 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154788 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154813 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0210214 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154835 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154807 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154796 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154806 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154823 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154832 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154893 Clinton Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154853 Bullitt Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154894 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154805 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154817 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154818 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154794 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154799 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154797 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154793 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154795 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154814 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154790 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154836 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154803 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154826 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154809 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154791 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154800 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0243184 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154801 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154789 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154811 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154871 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154785 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154892 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154830 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154786 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154820 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154812 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154792 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154828 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154822 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154798 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154825 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154784 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154783 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154824 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
UCHT020437 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
UCHT020438 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
UCHT020436 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154815 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154834 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154816 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154810 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154808 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154819 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0154831 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
UCHT020440 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081903 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081983 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010093 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Sep 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010089 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081909 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0078938 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010079 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0076808 Pulaski Kentucky 15 Oct 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010088 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0078935 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0078937 Logan Kentucky 11 Oct 1984 John Macgregor
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081905 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081914 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010072 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010085 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107488 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010071 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081901 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081899 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081918 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107483 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010087 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Sep 2003 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010086 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010106 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010104 Montgomery Tennessee 30 Sep 1967
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081908 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010095 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107482 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010077 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0100902 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0106482 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0074871 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0118697 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010084 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0045798 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010094 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010110 Christian Kentucky 26 Jul 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081916 Crittenden Kentucky 20 Aug 1957
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081917 Hopkins Kentucky 19 Aug 1957 Kellerman
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0117210 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010073 Lyon Kentucky 02 Oct 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010091 Montgomery Tennessee 31 Aug 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107489 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081985 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107491 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0108868 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081913 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081912 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0106481 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107485 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010078 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010075 Lyon Kentucky 05 Sep 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010080 Trigg Kentucky 08 Aug 2003 Ralph Thompson
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0073084 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010076 Trigg Kentucky 22 Sep 1989 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010082 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010081 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107505 Boyd Kentucky 09 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010092 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0078939 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081906 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081902 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
HTTU024332 Hamilton Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021796 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU030262 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021794 Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU030263 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU030264 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010074 Trigg Kentucky 06 Sep 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0081907 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107490 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0102362 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0010107 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0107498 Bell Kentucky 15 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0078933 Ohio Kentucky 23 Oct 1980 John Macgregor
APSC
Rotala ramosior
APSC0071417 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021791 Knox Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021792 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021798 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU020754 Maury Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021793 Obion Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021797 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021799 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU020752 Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021795 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
TENN-V-0244440 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Rotala ramosior
UCHT035425 Hickman Kentucky
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
UOS03765 Van Buren Tennessee 20 Oct 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Rotala ramosior
HTTU021800 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU020753 Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
HTTU030260 Coffee Tennessee
HTTU
Rotala ramosior
UCHT033391 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Rotala ramosior
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