Melanthium parviflorum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyMelanthiaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusMelanthium
SpeciesMelanthium parviflorum (Michx.) S. Watson
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S2] (State Rank); G4? (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
Melanthium parviflorum Melanthium parviflorum (Michx.) S. Watson
Veratrum parviflorum Veratrum parviflorum Michx.

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: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Johnson (KY), McCreary (KY), Rowan (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hawkins (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100106341 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Veratrum parviflorum
ETSU005060 Greene Tennessee 18 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Veratrum parviflorum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 16 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Melanthium parviflorum
MDKY00006417 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
MDKY00006416 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065395 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065403 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065304 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065293 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065303 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065402 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065398 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065309 Union Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065294 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065399 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
31234100106358 Harlan Kentucky Mary E. Wharton
EKY
Veratrum parviflorum
31234100106374 McCreary Kentucky R. Jacobs
EKY
Veratrum parviflorum
31234100733623 Harlan Kentucky Rich Hannan
EKY
Veratrum parviflorum
31234100106382 Roane Tennessee 01 Aug 1989 Ronald L. Jones
6193
EKY
Veratrum parviflorum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Melanthium parviflorum
ETSU007861 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Melanthium parviflorum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Melanthium parviflorum
MDKY00006413 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
MDKY00006415 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065300 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065299 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065400 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065397 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065296 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065298 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065302 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065394 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
UCHT005513 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
UCHT005514 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
UCHT005511 Marion Tennessee 01 Jun 2011 E. Blyveis
670
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
UCHT005515 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0041022 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0035406 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0089133 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0100059 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
UCHT039762 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Melanthium parviflorum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 10 Sep 2002 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Melanthium parviflorum
UOS07360 Franklin Tennessee 22 Jul 1998 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065295 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065297 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065305 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065404 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
TENN-V-0065301 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065308 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Veratrum parviflorum
TENN-V-0065396 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Melanthium parviflorum
UCHT005512 Marion Tennessee 12 Jul 1983 Edwin Bridges
503
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0100353 Bell Kentucky 05 Sep 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0052081 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
APSC0035410 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Veratrum parviflorum
MTSU002607 Cannon Tennessee 12 Aug 1980 Landon E. McKinney
0185
MTSU
Veratrum parviflorum
UCHT036274 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Veratrum parviflorum
UOS07361 Marion Tennessee 13 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Melanthium parviflorum
MDKY00006434 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
MDKY00006414 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
MDKY00006412 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Veratrum parviflorum
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