Paronychia argyrocoma

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaryophyllaceae
Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
GenusParonychia
Species:Paronychia argyrocoma (Michx.) Nutt.
Common NameSilvery Nailwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Free Central; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S1S2] KY[S1] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** 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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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), Harlan (KY), Pendleton (KY), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Grundy (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Marion (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 1983

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000008629 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Paronychia argyrocoma
31973000008631 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093859 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093854 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093858 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
APSC0089838 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Paronychia argyrocoma
31234100372141 Bell Kentucky Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Paronychia argyrocoma
31234100372133 Bell Kentucky Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093857 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093856 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093852 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093851 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093853 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
TENN-V-0093855 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paronychia argyrocoma
UCHT007451 Cumberland Tennessee Bob Brown
UCHT
Paronychia argyrocoma
APSC0045279 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Paronychia argyrocoma
APSC0060634 Harlan Kentucky 07 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Paronychia argyrocoma
HTTU006409 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Paronychia argyrocoma
ETSU015133 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Paronychia argyrocoma
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Plant Photos

Paronychia argyrocoma - Milo Pyne
Paronychia argyrocoma - Milo Pyne