Helianthus smithii

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusHelianthus
SpeciesHelianthus smithii Heiser
Common NameSmith's sunflower
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[S1S2] (State Rank); G2Q (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.

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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: Blount (TN), Franklin (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Sequatchie (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100262763 Franklin Tennessee 07 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5270d
EKY
Helianthus smithii
TENN-V-0230493 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus smithii
TENN-V-0230495 Blount Tennessee 06 Sep 1961 Janice Beatley
TENN
Helianthus smithii
APSC0035831 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus smithii
TENN-V-0230497 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus smithii
TENN-V-0230496 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus smithii
TENN-V-0230494 Blount Tennessee 06 Sep 1961 Janice Beatley
TENN
Helianthus smithii
APSC0048734 Sequatchie Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus smithii
APSC0044618 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus smithii
UCHT040052 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Helianthus smithii
BRIT539024 Sequatchie Tennessee 29 Aug 1982 R. Kral
68795
VDB
Helianthus smithii
BRIT539023 Marion Tennessee 04 Oct 1978 R. Kral
62802
VDB
Helianthus smithii
BRIT539022 Tennessee 19 Sep 1979 R. Kral
64344
VDB
Helianthus smithii
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