Hydrangea paniculata

Family (Traditional)Hydrangeaceae
Species:Hydrangea paniculata Siebold
Common NamePanicled Hydrangea
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; 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 Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Complexity: Compound; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


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: Bullitt (KY), Harlan (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Carter (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Washington (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UTM

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-0112907 Carter Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
TENN-V-0112908 Washington Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
APSC0114747 Bullitt Kentucky
Hydrangea paniculata
BEREA024143 Harlan Kentucky
Hydrangea paniculata
UTM00508 Weakley Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
APSC0011981 White Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
MTSU005301 Rutherford Tennessee 1965-7 Euple Ann Gilbert
Hydrangea paniculata
HTTU013005 Putnam Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
TENN-V-0112909 White Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
BEREA015150 Rockcastle Kentucky
Hydrangea paniculata
ETSU018265 Tennessee
Hydrangea paniculata
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