Myosurus minimus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRanunculaceae
Family (Traditional)Ranunculaceae
GenusMyosurus
SpeciesMyosurus minimus L.
Common NameMäuseschwänzchen, tiny mousetail
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Aquatic; Mud;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 1.6
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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

SynonymFull Citation
Myosurus clavicaulis Myosurus clavicaulis M.E. Peck p.p.
Myosurus lepturus Myosurus lepturus (Gray) T.J. Howell
Myosurus minimus subsp. apus Myosurus minimus subsp. apus (Greene) Campbell p.p.
Myosurus minimus subsp. major Myosurus minimus subsp. major (Greene) Campbell
Myosurus minimus subsp. minimus Myosurus minimus subsp. minimus L.
Myosurus minimus var. apus Myosurus minimus var. apus Greene p.p.
Myosurus minimus var. clavicaulis Myosurus minimus var. clavicaulis (M.E. Peck) Campbell p.p.
Myosurus minimus var. filiformis Myosurus minimus var. filiformis Greene
Myosurus minimus var. interior Myosurus minimus var. interior Boivin
Myosurus minimus var. lepturus Myosurus minimus var. lepturus Gray
Myosurus minimus var. major Myosurus minimus var. major (Greene) K.C. Davis
Myosurus minimus var. minimus Myosurus minimus var. minimus
Myosurus minumus subsp. apus Myosurus minumus subsp. apus (Greene) G.R. Campb.
Myosurus minumus subsp. major Myosurus minumus subsp. major (Greene) G.R. Campb.
Myosurus minumus var. apus Myosurus minumus var. apus Greene
Myosurus minumus var. clavicaulis Myosurus minumus var. clavicaulis (M. Peck) G.R. Campb.
Myosurus minumus var. interior Myosurus minumus var. interior B. Boivin
Myosurus minumus var. lepturus Myosurus minumus var. lepturus A. Gray

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), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Jackson (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Bedford (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Crockett (TN), Dyer (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Union (TN), Weakley (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1935 - 1996

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100611381 Henderson Kentucky 29 Apr 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3529
EKY
Myosurus minimus
31234100611365 Greenup Kentucky 18 Apr 1996 Allison W. Cusick
32919
EKY
Myosurus minimus
31234100611423 Obion Tennessee 06 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C2.8
EKY
Myosurus minimus
31234100611357 Fulton Kentucky 09 May 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73B17.1
EKY
Myosurus minimus
BEREA019283 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Myosurus minimus
BEREA019285 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Myosurus minimus
31973000017727 Logan Kentucky
KNK
Myosurus minimus
31973000017729 Bullitt Kentucky
KNK
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098603 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098588 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098571 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098577 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098606 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098572 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098584 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
31234100611399 Laurel Kentucky 01 May 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-63
EKY
Myosurus minimus
31234100611415 Henry Tennessee 19 Aug 1980 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Myosurus minimus
31234100611373 Hardin Kentucky 20 Apr 1979 Ray Cranfill
3807
EKY
Myosurus minimus
BEREA019282 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Myosurus minimus
BEREA019284 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Myosurus minimus
31973000017721 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Myosurus minimus
31973000017726 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Myosurus minimus
31973000017725 Warren Kentucky
KNK
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098605 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098581 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098565 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098594 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098607 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098573 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098610 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098598 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098601 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098575 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098595 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098604 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098611 Union Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098567 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098596 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098599 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098580 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098592 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098589 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098569 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098570 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098578 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098608 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098586 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098609 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098566 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098587 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098574 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098600 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098593 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098602 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098576 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098612 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098597 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098579 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098583 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098591 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098590 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098582 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098585 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098568 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Myosurus minimus
UCHT012008 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006176 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006182 Henry Tennessee 20 Apr 1990 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006167 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0104700 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0104703 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0106264 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0073153 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0101312 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006175 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006174 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006169 Trigg Kentucky 26 Mar 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0080603 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
TENN-V-0098618 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Myosurus minimus
APSC0107976 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006181 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0119606 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0069670 Logan Kentucky 24 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006186 Christian Kentucky 16 May 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006185 Todd Kentucky 17 May 1982
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006172 Trigg Kentucky 04 Apr 1987 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0076487 Simpson Kentucky 06 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0104702 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006170 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0100791 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006180 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0073356 Warren Kentucky 24 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0101323 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0041160 Gibson Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006183 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006173 Christian Kentucky 10 Apr 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006177 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
HTTU022948 Gibson Tennessee
HTTU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004418 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Apr 1988 Angela S. Mondoni
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004416 Williamson Tennessee 06 Apr 1990 Marcia Anderton
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004422 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Apr 1982 Don F. Brown
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006168 Trigg Kentucky 03 Apr 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0104701 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006171 Lyon Kentucky 08 Apr 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Myosurus minimus
APSC0006184 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004417 Cannon Tennessee 23 Apr 1935 George Davis
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004419 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Apr 1988 Duane Douglas Yeary
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004421 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1983 Tim Adams
29
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
MTSU004420 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Apr 1988 Kim D. Stewart
MTSU
Myosurus minimus
UTM00462 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Myosurus minimus
UTM00461 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Myosurus minimus
UTM00463 Tennessee
UTM
Myosurus minimus
UTM00460 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Myosurus minimus
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