Forsythia suspensa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOleaceae
Family (Traditional)Oleaceae
GenusForsythia
SpeciesForsythia suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl
Common NameWeeping Forsythia
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; GNR (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
Forsythia suspensa var. fortunei Forsythia suspensa var. fortunei

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), Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Owen (KY), Shelby (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Blount (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Moore (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100545290 Floyd Kentucky 22 Jul 1965 B. S. Blankenship
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
N/A Owen Kentucky 05 May 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8470
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
31234100545282 Madison Kentucky 06 Apr 2005 Kristina Best
5
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
31234100545308 Shelby Kentucky 26 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9960
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
31234100545258 Jefferson Kentucky 15 Mar 2006 Patricia Haragan
727
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017151 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017153 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017149 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017154 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017152 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017150 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA017155 Blount Tennessee
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
TENN-V-0174341 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT023093 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT023096 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
31234100545274 Madison Kentucky 24 Mar 1983 Susan R. Maxwell
156
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
31234100545266 Knox Kentucky 24 Mar 2007 Heather Mabe
4
EKY
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT023095 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT023094 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT023099 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA024117 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
BEREA024184 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0009344 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0108930 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0096597 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0009353 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0096595 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0069105 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018994 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Mar 2011 W. Ewing Sellers
4
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU019001 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Apr 1993 David Moore
14
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0009342 Trigg Kentucky 08 Oct 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0045457 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0117614 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0096596 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0009343 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
APSC0054999 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Forsythia suspensa
HTTU010605 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia suspensa
HTTU030875 Clay Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia suspensa
HTTU010606 Tennessee
HTTU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU019005 Moore Tennessee 30 Mar 1980 Lance Askins
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018960 Wilson Tennessee 20 Mar 2009 Diane Hale
6
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU019002 Davidson Tennessee 20 Apr 1986 Bill Mastalerz
19
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU019004 Williamson Tennessee 30 Mar 1986 Mike Uss
18
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018995 McMinn Tennessee 24 Mar 1983 Sandy Belk
7
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018962 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Mar 2012 Timothy Gassler
14
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU019003 Sumner Tennessee 26 Mar 1986 Debbie Collins
5
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018970 Rutherford Tennessee 23 Apr 2006 Krista Lee
41
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
MTSU018993 Rutherford Tennessee 09 Mar 2013 Nia Davis
3
MTSU
Forsythia suspensa
TENN-V-0244081 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Forsythia suspensa
UCHT033963 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Forsythia suspensa
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