Brunnichia ovata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPolygonaceae
Family (Traditional)Polygonaceae
GenusBrunnichia
SpeciesBrunnichia ovata (Walter) Shinners
Common NameAmerican buckwheat vine
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: vine - liana; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Lanceolate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Acute; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Cordate;Subcordate;Truncate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire; Stipules: Stipulate (Modified ring of hairs);
InflorescenceTypes: Panicle; Flower Sexuality: Perfect; Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color: Whitish-Cream; Petal Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sepal Number: 5; Tepal Number: 5; Sepal Fusion: Connate; Stamen Number: Greater than perianth; Ovary Position: Hypogynous; CarpelType: Syncarpous; Placentation Types: Basal; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value 0
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4G5 (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: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Fulton (KY), Hickman (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Decatur (TN), Dyer (TN), Fayette (TN), Gibson (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), McNairy (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Perry (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100574977 Calloway Kentucky 15 Sep 1982 Raymond Athey
4693
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
31234100575065 Lyon Kentucky 28 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4387
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
31234100675683 Ballard Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8015
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
BEREA018656 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Brunnichia ovata
BEREA018659 Weakley Tennessee
BEREA
Brunnichia ovata
31973000015010 Calloway Kentucky 18 Feb 1980 Thieret, John
s.n.
KNK
Brunnichia ovata
31973000015011 Trigg Kentucky 2000-07 Luken, James
s.n.
KNK
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0242157 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089617 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0242136 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089630 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089627 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089647 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089638 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
31234100575016 Fulton Kentucky 10 Jul 1962 Edward T. Browne Jr.
5828
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
31234100574993 Ballard Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 R. L. Jones
8015
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
31234100575008 Fulton Kentucky 23 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9405
EKY
Brunnichia ovata
BEREA018657 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Brunnichia ovata
BEREA018658 Weakley Tennessee
BEREA
Brunnichia ovata
BEREA018655 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Brunnichia ovata
31973000015009 Ballard Kentucky 01 Aug 2000 Thieret, John
60994
KNK
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089624 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089656 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089665 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089629 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089612 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089669 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089704 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089648 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
UCHT010991 Houston Tennessee
UCHT
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007803 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0098593 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0015278 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075364 Calloway Kentucky 05 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075514 Fulton Kentucky 29 Oct 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075513 Fayette Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075494 Hickman Kentucky 23 Jul 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0045688 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007792 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007802 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0087453 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007806 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007807 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089670 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089621 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
TENN-V-0089632 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Brunnichia ovata
UCHT010990 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007799 Trigg Kentucky 15 Nov 1975 Edward Chester
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007801 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007797 Lyon Kentucky 11 Oct 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007804 Montgomery Tennessee 30 Aug 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0030667 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0077591 Hickman Kentucky 10 Oct 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0054719 Marshall Kentucky 29 May 2014 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007800 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075511 Hickman Kentucky 10 Jul 1973 Elizabeth Browne
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007809 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007793 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
HTTU028244 Shelby Tennessee
HTTU
Brunnichia ovata
HTTU028245 Shelby Tennessee
HTTU
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075493 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007808 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0068406 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007805 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007796 Lyon Kentucky 21 Jul 1966
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007794 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007798 Lyon Kentucky 11 Sep 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0075470 Fulton Kentucky 23 Jul 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0079837 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0007795 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0092633 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0044994 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
APSC0022905 Perry Tennessee
APSC
Brunnichia ovata
UCHT036879 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Brunnichia ovata
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Brunnichia ovata - Milo Pyne
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