Spermacoce glabra

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusSpermacoce
SpeciesSpermacoce glabra Michx.
Common Namesmooth false buttonweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4G5 (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
Spermacoceodes glabrum var. rectum Spermacoceodes glabrum var. rectum

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), Carlisle (KY), Carroll (KY), Crittenden (KY), Daviess (KY), Fulton (KY), Greenup (KY), Hart (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Menifee (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nicholas (KY), Oldham (KY), Robertson (KY), Trigg (KY), Union (KY), Warren (KY), Bedford (TN), Benton (TN), Cheatham (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dyer (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Warren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1947 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100650348 McCracken Kentucky 08 Aug 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4449
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650306 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5011
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650280 Hopkins Kentucky 21 Jul 1992 Earl J. Sparks
2
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650363 Robertson Kentucky 15 Aug 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7673
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650355 Muhlenberg Kentucky 06 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4942
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650314 Livingston Kentucky 10 Sep 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5224
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650215 Crittenden Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5223
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650389 Union Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5235
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650256 Henderson Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5264
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650249 Greenup Kentucky 22 Oct 1986 Allison W. Cusick
26159
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100748712 Hickman Kentucky 12 Sep 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73F1.21
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
BEREA021705 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Spermacoce glabra
31973000015847 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Spermacoce glabra
31973000015845 Menifee Kentucky
KNK
Spermacoce glabra
31234100660636 Carroll Kentucky 24 Jul 2009 Landon McKinney
10, 106
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650223 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5351
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650371 Robertson Kentucky 05 Sep 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7776
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650322 Marshall Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8058
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650330 McCracken Kentucky 30 Aug 1975 Raymond Athey
3174
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650264 Hickman Kentucky 21 Jul 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1773
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650298 Hopkins Kentucky 14 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5107
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100660644 Oldham Kentucky 06 Jun 2009 Landon McKinney
10,123
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650231 Fulton Kentucky 31 Jul 1994 Randy L. Mears
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650272 Hopkins Kentucky 21 Jul 1992 Earl J. Sparks
1
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
31234100650207 Ballard Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8008
EKY
Spermacoce glabra
BEREA021707 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Spermacoce glabra
BEREA021706 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Spermacoce glabra
31973000015846 Ballard Kentucky
KNK
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204157 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204145 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204144 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204135 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204167 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204141 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204147 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204133 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204149 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204150 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204181 Kentucky
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204143 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204152 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204153 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204140 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204155 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204148 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204134 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204136 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204168 McLean Kentucky
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204138 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204131 Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204132 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204154 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204137 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003924 Tennessee 1924 O.C. & G.K. Jennings
7644
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0103795 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0103793 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0056700 Bedford Tennessee
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003914 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Jun 2002 Dwayne Estes
3634
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204146 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204142 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204139 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204151 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
TENN-V-0204156 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003918 Obion Tennessee 11 Jul 1986 Milo Guthrie
1152
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0101272 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0103794 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003923 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Sep 1947 Alfred Clebsch
1160
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0103792 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003913 Maury Tennessee 20 Aug 2002 Dwayne Estes
4033
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0117223 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0087455 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003922 Shelby Tennessee 16 Jun 1965 Ken Rogers
33749
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0063182 Nicholas Kentucky 05 Jul 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003915 Humphreys Tennessee 27 Jun 2001 Stephanie M. Gunn w/ Susan Fletcher
130
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003916 Montgomery Tennessee 27 Sep 1998 Edward W. Chester
13663
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003921 Montgomery Tennessee 04 Sep 1948 Alfred and Edward Clebsch
233
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003907 Stewart Tennessee 15 Jun 1985 Edward W. Chester
85-326
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003908 Trigg Kentucky 16 Jul 1986 Edward W. Chester
86-651
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0106025 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003919 Stewart Tennessee 26 Jul 1983 Edward W. Chester
83-253
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0079675 Hopkins Kentucky 06 Jun 1990 John Macgregor
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015788 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015779 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU027485 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015778 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015781 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015783 Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015777 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003920 Cheatham Tennessee 27 Jul 1979 Edward W. Chester
4151
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0098406 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003917 Stewart Tennessee 18 Jul 1991 James Joyner w/ E.W. Chester
930
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003909 Stewart Tennessee 06 Sep 1986 Edward W. Chester
86-983
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
APSC0003910 Lyon Kentucky 27 Aug 1986 Edward W. Chester w/ Joe Schibig
86-916
APSC
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015784 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015785 Fulton Kentucky
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015782 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015787 Fulton Kentucky
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
HTTU015780 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Spermacoce glabra
UCHT036056 Bedford Tennessee
UCHT
Spermacoce glabra
UCHT036057 Bedford Tennessee
UCHT
Spermacoce glabra
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Spermacoce glabra - Theo Witsell
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