Sophronanthe pilosa

Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
Species:Sophronanthe pilosa (Michx.) Small
Common NameShaggy Hedgehyssop
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACU) (NWPL)
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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: McCreary (KY), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0099596 Putnam Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0056034 Van Buren Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0091214 Putnam Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0008101 Morgan Tennessee 24 Aug 2006 D Estes, M Stevenson
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0054753 Putnam Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0099491 Putnam Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0008103 White Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0100956 Franklin Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0097004 Moore Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0008102 Grundy Tennessee 22 Sep 2005 D Estes, J Beck
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0063344 McCreary Kentucky 31 Jul 1980 Max Medley
Sophronanthe pilosa
APSC0051839 White Tennessee
Sophronanthe pilosa
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