Buchnera americana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOrobanchaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusBuchnera
SpeciesBuchnera americana L.
Common NameAmerican bluehearts
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.8
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S3] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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: Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Edmonson (KY), Hardin (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hardin (TN), Hickman (TN), McNairy (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100661626 Trigg Kentucky 13 Jul 1994 Gary W. Libby
395
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661618 Laurel Kentucky 13 Jul 1996 James D. Kiser
430
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661592 Hardin Kentucky 17 Aug 1978 Ray Cranfill
1442
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661576 Caldwell Kentucky 30 Aug 1984 Raymond Athey
4982
EKY
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198079 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198097 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198091 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198080 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198103 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198092 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198084 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198102 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198086 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198087 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198095 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
31234100661584 Hardin Kentucky 31 Aug 1977 Ray Cranfill
514
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661600 Hardin Kentucky 17 Aug 1978 Ray Cranfill
1432
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661642 Trigg Kentucky 17 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
3505
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661634 Trigg Kentucky 17 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
3505
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661675 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5351
EKY
Buchnera americana
31234100661659 Van Buren Tennessee 18 Jul 1988 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Buchnera americana
BEREA017444 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198101 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0199155 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198099 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198093 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198090 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198104 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198085 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0210294 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198082 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198105 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198100 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198094 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
APSC0087970 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0076304 Breckinridge Kentucky 04 Jul 1988
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002761 Coffee Tennessee 24 Jul 1955 HR DeSelm
769
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002756 Stewart Tennessee 25 Jul 1987 EW Chester and Troy McCarty
87-575
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0078242 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0113690 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002758 Stewart Tennessee 02 Jul 1988 Chengxia You
S.N.
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0115632 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0087973 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002759 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Aug 1983 Edward W. Chester
83-279
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0113448 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198083 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198088 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198081 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198089 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198098 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
TENN-V-0198096 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Buchnera americana
APSC0002755 Trigg Kentucky 20 Aug 1967 HC Phillips and William Ellis
3206
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002757 Trigg Kentucky 31 Jul 1989 EW Chester, Susan Holt and Bonnie Chester
89-503
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0115024 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0078245 Warren Kentucky 26 Jul 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0078244 Breckinridge Kentucky 21 Jul 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0087972 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0040529 Montgomery Tennessee 00 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
9360
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002762 Van Buren Tennessee 09 Sep 2000 VE McNeilus
00-1040
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0002760 Stewart Tennessee 24 Aug 1990 EW Chester and James Joyner
90-387
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0078241 Edmonson Kentucky 15 Jul 1968 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0087971 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0045314 Stewart Tennessee 26 Jun 2015 Mason Brock with Dwayne Estes
1060
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0094537 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0078243 Coffee Tennessee 29 Jul 1987 Max E. Medley with John Medley
17546-87
APSC
Buchnera americana
APSC0113426 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Buchnera americana
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