Helianthus atrorubens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusHelianthus
SpeciesHelianthus atrorubens L.
Common NamePurpledisc sunflower, purpledisk sunflower
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (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.

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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

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: Bell (KY), Calloway (KY), Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Whitley (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Henderson (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), McMinn (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100239019 Tennessee 21 Sep 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2366
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239027 Cumberland Tennessee 13 Sep 1980 H. R. Deselm
s.n.
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239092 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5355
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100746211 McCreary Kentucky 08 Sep 2010 Tara R. Littlefield
2010-021
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239068 Lewis Tennessee 15 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6863
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100238946 McCreary Kentucky 09 Aug 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6590
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239043 Giles Tennessee 09 Sep 2001 Dwayne Estes
2896
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239084 Roane Tennessee 12 Sep 1976 H. R. Deselm
s.n.
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100238953 Pulaski Kentucky 18 Aug 1987 Max E. Medley
17844
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Helianthus atrorubens
ETSU008045 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229906 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229948 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229956 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239035 Fentress Tennessee 29 Sep 1977 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100238961 Whitley Kentucky 16 Sep 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5259
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100238938 McCreary Kentucky 09 Aug 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6590
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239076 Morgan Tennessee 09 Aug 1990 Ronald Jones
6596
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
31234100239050 Giles Tennessee 03 Aug 2001 Dwayne Estes
2839
EKY
Helianthus atrorubens
BEREA007597 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Helianthus atrorubens
ETSU007050 Carter Tennessee 11 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Helianthus atrorubens
ETSU008046 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Helianthus atrorubens
ETSU005390 Unicoi Tennessee 23 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229964 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229922 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229887 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229968 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229929 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229936 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229893 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0231348 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229946 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229900 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229930 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229942 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229909 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229905 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229897 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229920 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229899 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229915 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229924 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229882 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229962 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229935 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229923 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229883 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229918 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229925 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229941 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229880 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229879 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229888 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229933 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229927 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229913 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229932 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229959 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229940 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229950 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229898 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229908 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229960 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229916 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229955 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229907 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229896 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229884 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229881 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229958 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229947 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229953 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229919 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229885 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229917 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229943 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229889 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229963 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229938 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0231347 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229901 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229892 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229934 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229902 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229894 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229966 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229911 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229951 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229944 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229949 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229954 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229876 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229952 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229877 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229921 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0231364 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229957 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229912 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229890 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229878 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229939 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229965 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229931 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229928 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229961 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229903 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229926 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229886 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229895 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229904 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229967 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229937 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229891 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0116358 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025276 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0115887 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025107 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0070975 Rockcastle Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025275 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229945 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229910 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0229914 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025273 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0069106 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025278 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0091895 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025274 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0115884 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0072826 White Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0072825 White Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025277 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025283 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0055033 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0070976 Rockcastle Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0040039 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025279 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0116225 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0115886 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0086058 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025280 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025110 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0086059 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0074801 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0115885 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0069392 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
HTTU003411 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Helianthus atrorubens
HTTU003409 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Helianthus atrorubens
HTTU003412 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Helianthus atrorubens
TENN-V-0244474 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus atrorubens
N/A Cocke Tennessee 06 Sep 1897 Thos H. Kearney
790
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
N/A Tennessee A. H. Curtiss
1439
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT039756 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT040051 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029146 Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029149 Loudon Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT040050 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029147 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0116171 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025108 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0086026 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025109 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025272 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0025271 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
APSC0055611 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus atrorubens
HTTU003410 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Helianthus atrorubens
HTTU003408 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029150 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029145 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
N/A Knox Tennessee A. Ruth
678
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UCHT029148 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus atrorubens
UOS00956 Van Buren Tennessee 27 Sep 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Helianthus atrorubens
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Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Joey Shaw
Helianthus atrorubens - Milo Pyne
Helianthus atrorubens - Milo Pyne
Helianthus atrorubens - Milo Pyne
Helianthus atrorubens - Milo Pyne
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus atrorubens - Theo Witsell
Helianthus atrorubens - Theo Witsell
Helianthus atrorubens - Theo Witsell
Helianthus atrorubens - Theo Witsell