Celosia argentea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Family (Traditional)Amaranthaceae
GenusCelosia
SpeciesCelosia argentea L.
Common Namesilver cock's comb
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Stipules: TRUE;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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
Celosia huttonii Celosia huttonii
Celosia margaritacea Celosia margaritacea L.
Celosia plumosa Celosia plumosa
Celosia pyramidalis Celosia pyramidalis

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: Livingston (KY), Madison (KY), Hardin (TN), Knox (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, VDB, APSC, BEREA, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA001451 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Celosia argentea
BEREA001448 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Celosia argentea
BEREA001452 Williamson Tennessee
BEREA
Celosia argentea
BEREA001450 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Celosia argentea
BEREA001449 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090414 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
APSC0044397 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Celosia argentea
MTSU016333 Williamson Tennessee 23 Apr 2011 Shawanna Hunter
5
MTSU
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090417 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090412 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090416 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090413 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
TENN-V-0090415 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Celosia argentea
APSC0086607 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Celosia argentea
MTSU016334 Rutherford Tennessee 01 May 2000 Joey Simmons
MTSU
Celosia argentea
BRIT68767 Williamson Tennessee 16 Sep 1978 R. Kral
62718
VDB
Celosia argentea
BRIT68768 Williamson Tennessee 22 Sep 1987 Lisa Kelly
1422
VDB
Celosia argentea
BRIT68766 Williamson Tennessee 16 Sep 1978 R. Kral
62718
VDB
Celosia argentea
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