Hexastylis heterophylla

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAristolochiaceae
Family (Traditional)Aristolochiaceae
GenusHexastylis
SpeciesHexastylis heterophylla (Ashe) Small
Common NameVariable heartleaf, variableleaf heartleaf
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G4G5Q (Global Rank)
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** 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

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: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Greene (TN), Polk (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100751815 Laurel Kentucky 09 Apr 1994 John Richard Abbott
6532
EKY
Hexastylis heterophylla
BEREA002496 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Hexastylis heterophylla
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hexastylis heterophylla
ETSU005398 Unicoi Tennessee 22 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hexastylis heterophylla
MDKY00007681 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexastylis heterophylla
000368 Unicoi Tennessee 05 Mar 2003 Nick Drozda
01
BOON
Hexastylis heterophylla
012511 Washington Tennessee 08 May 2015 Joseph McKenna
15-07
BOON
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068928 Letcher Kentucky 26 Jul 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0079122 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0091065 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0028557 Cocke Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068931 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0028559 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068930 Bell Kentucky 19 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
BEREA002495 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Hexastylis heterophylla
N/A Greene Tennessee 16 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hexastylis heterophylla
ETSU005396 Unicoi Tennessee 19 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hexastylis heterophylla
ETSU005397 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068926 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0079121 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0076535 Letcher Kentucky 12 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068927 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0056373 Cocke Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0028560 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0068929 Letcher Kentucky 13 May 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
APSC0056375 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Hexastylis heterophylla
HTTU002076 Tennessee
HTTU
Hexastylis heterophylla
TENN-V-0244820 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Hexastylis heterophylla
UCHT042071 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis heterophylla
TENN-V-0244791 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Hexastylis heterophylla
TENN-V-0244815 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Hexastylis heterophylla
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Hexastylis heterophylla - Milo Pyne
Hexastylis heterophylla - Milo Pyne