Hexastylis virginica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAristolochiaceae
Family (Traditional)Aristolochiaceae
GenusHexastylis
SpeciesHexastylis virginica (L.) Small
Common NameVirginia 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: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G4 (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 - 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: Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Johnson (KY), Knox (KY), Letcher (KY), Pike (KY), Pulaski (KY), Coffee (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Lincoln (TN), Putnam (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1953 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100221678 Knox Kentucky 17 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1754
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
HTTU029505 Sullivan Tennessee
HTTU
Hexastylis virginica
MTSU001035 Coffee Tennessee
MTSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011447 Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011450 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
31234100221694 Pulaski Kentucky 18 Aug 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
3349
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
31234100221660 Harlan Kentucky 14 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2283
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
MDKY00007682 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexastylis virginica
UCHT010618 Johnson Tennessee
UCHT
Hexastylis virginica
HTTU028492 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Hexastylis virginica
MTSU001036 Lincoln Tennessee
MTSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011453 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011455 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
31234100221652 Harlan Kentucky 09 Aug 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5326
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
HTTU002078 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011448 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011452 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011449 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
31234100221686 Letcher Kentucky 31 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2021
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
31234100389822 Pike Kentucky 25 Apr 2009 Julie B. Clark
654
EKY
Hexastylis virginica
BEREA002489 Johnson Kentucky
BEREA
Hexastylis virginica
MDKY00007683 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Hexastylis virginica
APSC0078105 Jefferson Kentucky 16 Apr 1953
APSC
Hexastylis virginica
MTSU001037 White Tennessee
MTSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011454 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
ETSU011451 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Hexastylis virginica
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Hexastylis virginica - Milo Pyne
Hexastylis virginica - Milo Pyne
Hexastylis virginica - Milo Pyne
Hexastylis virginica - Milo Pyne