Froelichia gracilis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Family (Traditional)Amaranthaceae
GenusFroelichia
SpeciesFroelichia gracilis (Hook.) Moq.
Common Nameslender snakecotton
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.7
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Froelichia braunii Froelichia braunii Standl.
Oplotheca gracilis Oplotheca gracilis Hook.

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: Ballard (KY), Campbell (KY), Fulton (KY), Greenup (KY), Jefferson (KY), McCracken (KY), Oldham (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Gibson (TN), Haywood (TN), McMinn (TN), Madison (TN), Montgomery (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 1989

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100193745 McCracken Kentucky 22 Sep 1968 Raymond Athey
475
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
31234100193778 Gibson Tennessee 06 Jul 1979 Brian Boom
499
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
BEREA001456 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Froelichia gracilis
31973000004955 Campbell Kentucky 14 Oct 1977 Thieret, John
50311
KNK
Froelichia gracilis
MDKY00007132 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090851 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090855 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090857 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090860 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090852 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090853 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090850 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090861 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0030413 Montgomery Tennessee 17 Jul 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072594 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
31234100734035 Ballard Kentucky 14 Sep 1983 Marc Evans
8054
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
N/A Campbell Kentucky 01 Oct 1982 Ronald L. Jones
4017
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
31234100193786 Montgomery Tennessee 05 Jul 1979 Brian Boom
495
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
31234100193752 Fulton Kentucky 28 Sep 1982 Raymond Athey
4736
EKY
Froelichia gracilis
31973000004954 Campbell Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Buddell, George
628
KNK
Froelichia gracilis
MDKY00007131 Fulton Kentucky
MDKY
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090854 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090858 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090940 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090856 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
TENN-V-0090859 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Froelichia gracilis
BEREA024309 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0030412 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072596 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072566 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072581 Greenup Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0030414 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
BRIT68762 McMinn Tennessee 20 Jul 1969 Ken E. Rogers
43440
VDB
Froelichia gracilis
BRIT68764 Shelby Tennessee 21 Aug 1965 Ken E. Rogers
34414
VDB
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0093190 Jefferson Kentucky 29 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072565 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072408 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0076575 Jefferson Kentucky 25 Sep 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
APSC0072582 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Froelichia gracilis
HTTU001115 Tennessee
HTTU
Froelichia gracilis
BRIT68765 Shelby Tennessee 30 May 1970 Frank D. Bowers
45083
VDB
Froelichia gracilis
BRIT68761 Davidson Tennessee 30 Aug 1973 R. Kral
51492
VDB
Froelichia gracilis
BRIT68763 Shelby Tennessee 28 May 1972 Ken Rogers
8176
VDB
Froelichia gracilis
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Plant Photos

Froelichia gracilis - Theo Witsell
Froelichia gracilis - Theo Witsell
Froelichia gracilis - Theo Witsell
Froelichia gracilis - Theo Witsell