Decodon verticillatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLythraceae
Family (Traditional)Lythraceae
GenusDecodon
SpeciesDecodon verticillatus (L.) Elliott
Common Nameswamp loosestrife
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Whorled; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic;Narrowly Oblong;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Acute; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acuminate;Acute;Cuneate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire; Stipules: Exstipulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Red; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 6.9
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S3] KY[S3?] (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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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: Bath (KY), Fulton (KY), Henderson (KY), Larue (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Rowan (KY), Blount (TN), Coffee (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Obion (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2001

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100529583 Henderson Kentucky 09 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
6000
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100529674 Lake Tennessee 30 Sep 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
2114
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100733607 Muhlenberg Kentucky 11 Oct 1978 Max E. Medley
422-78
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100529666 Lake Tennessee 24 Jul 1993 D. Collinsworth
90
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100529591 Monroe Kentucky 22 Sep 2001 Gary W. Libby
25
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
BEREA016451 Bath Kentucky
BEREA
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155352 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155360 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155345 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155351 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155362 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155372 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155359 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155363 White Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
31234100529658 Coffee Tennessee 01 Jun 2001 Dwayne Estes
2394
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100733599 Larue Kentucky 25 Jul 1986 M. Evans
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31234100529609 Rowan Kentucky 01 Jul 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6492
EKY
Decodon verticillatus
31973000016050 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155358 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155354 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155347 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155348 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155361 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155356 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155346 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155355 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155350 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0107504 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0045979 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0107053 White Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0091684 Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0081930 Livingston Kentucky 30 Jul 1970 Raymond Athey
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
HTTU024591 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Decodon Verticillatus
HTTU024592 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Decodon verticillatus
UTM01029 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Decodon verticillatus
UTM01032 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155344 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155357 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155353 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
TENN-V-0155349 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0091331 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0091685 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0080967 Logan Kentucky 10 Aug 1988 John Macgregor
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0010165 Fulton Kentucky 22 Sep 1986 Milo Pyne
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
APSC0107065 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Decodon verticillatus
HTTU026741 Obion Tennessee
HTTU
Decodon verticillatus
HTTU024576 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Decodon verticillatus
UTM01031 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Decodon verticillatus
UTM01030 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Decodon verticillatus
SWMT02280 Tennessee T.W.S.
SWMT
Decodon verticillatus
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Plant Photos

Decodon verticillatus - Milo Pyne
Decodon verticillatus - Milo Pyne
Decodon verticillatus - Tara Littlefield
Decodon verticillatus - Tara Littlefield
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell
Decodon verticillatus - Theo Witsell