Fothergilla major

ClassificationDicots
FamilyHamamelidaceae
Family (Traditional)Hamamelidaceae
GenusFothergilla
SpeciesFothergilla major (Sims) Lodd.
Common NameMountain Witchalder
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Palmate;Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Obovate;Orbicular;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Crenate;Dentate;Serrate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S2] (State Rank); G3 (Global Rank)
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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: McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Anderson (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2016 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100746146 Scott Tennessee Tara R. Littlefield
EKY
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113821 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113816 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113814 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113819 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-01138 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113808 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
APSC0012701 Greene Tennessee
APSC
Fothergilla major
BEREA015091 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113809 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113826 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113823 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113810 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113820 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113829 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113825 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113811 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113828 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113824 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113827 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113818 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
UCHT014641 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Fothergilla major
APSC0012700 Grainger Tennessee
APSC
Fothergilla major
31234100746138 Scott Tennessee Tara R. Littlefield
EKY
Fothergilla major
N/A Greene Tennessee 26 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113830 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113807 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113813 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113817 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113815 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113812 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
UCHT014640 Scott Tennessee
UCHT
Fothergilla major
APSC0109285 Scott Tennessee
APSC
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-0113822 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
TENN-V-011382 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Fothergilla major
APSC0117620 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Fothergilla major
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