Houstonia canadensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusHoustonia
SpeciesHoustonia canadensis Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Common NameCanadian summer bluet
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.2
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4G5 (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: Bath (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Clay (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Taylor (KY), Trigg (KY), Wayne (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Pickett (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1933 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100659042 Madison Kentucky 24 May 1993 Judith E. Rozeman
365
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658986 Madison Kentucky 22 Apr 1976 Jim Wilhem
27
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659182 Rowan Kentucky 23 Apr 1999 Kim Feeman
359
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100712783 Powell Kentucky 25 Oct 1978 Rich Hannan
KEP-01-023-00946
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100781226 Wolfe Kentucky 01 Oct 2017 Thomas McFadden
733
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658861 Garrard Kentucky 11 May 1983 Donna A. Godbey
35
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658770 Cumberland Kentucky 15 Apr 1999 Ross C. Clark
24275
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658804 Estill Kentucky 26 May 1987 Richard G. Guetig
98
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659125 Mercer Kentucky 07 Jun 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10,029
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659380 Mercer Kentucky 07 Jun 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10029
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658937 Madison Kentucky 06 May 1993 Susan Wind
26
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658721 Clay Kentucky 15 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1705
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659166 Robertson Kentucky 23 Apr 2003 Timothy J. Weckman
8047
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659034 Madison Kentucky 22 Apr 1976 D. Hockensmith
24
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659190 Taylor Kentucky 27 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1339
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658994 Madison Kentucky 02 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
ob-352a
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659117 Menifee Kentucky 22 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2523
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658713 Carter Kentucky 27 Apr 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8424
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658762 Clinton Kentucky 29 Jun 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-205
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659158 Powell Kentucky 19 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4894
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658952 Madison Kentucky 27 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2877
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658929 Lincoln Kentucky 21 May 1997 James B. Beck
25
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658846 Garrard Kentucky 09 May 1973 J. Stuart Lassetter
1925A
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658911 Lee Kentucky 28 May 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
326
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659000 Estill Kentucky 01 May 1986 Nancy Hill
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659067 Madison Kentucky 07 May 1993 Judith E. Rozeman
233
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658697 Bullitt Kentucky 13 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6446
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659018 Madison Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 D. Collinsworth
35
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659026 Madison Kentucky 11 May 1970 James Johnson
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658879 Garrard Kentucky 17 Jun 1983 Donna A. Godbey
633
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658671 Bath Kentucky 13 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
650
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658820 Estill Kentucky 13 Jun 1988 Richard G. Guetig
656
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100657822 Laurel Kentucky 21 Apr 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-42
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658895 Hart Kentucky 27 Apr 1963 Edward T. Browne
6791
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658788 Cumberland Kentucky 01 May 1999 R. C. Clark
24322
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659059 Kentucky 06 May 1968 Skip Call
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100778628 Wolfe Kentucky 09 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
459A
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658754 Clinton Kentucky 24 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-119
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659174 Robertson Kentucky 15 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7034
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658796 Estill Kentucky 09 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6923
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658903 Lee Kentucky 28 May 1993 Gary W. Libby
165
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659075 Madison Kentucky 08 May 1991 John Richard Abbott
137
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658853 Garrard Kentucky 17 Apr 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1158
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659091 Marion Kentucky 18 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7191
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658960 Madison Kentucky 18 May 1970 Chris Shepherd
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658945 Madison Kentucky 12 May 1994 Gary W. Libby
ob-793
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100751179 Clinton Kentucky 27 May 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-120
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659133 Montgomery Kentucky 14 May 1984 Julian Campbell
170
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 30 May 1984 Julian Campbell
307
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658689 Bath Kentucky 17 May 1984 Julian Campbell
181
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658739 Estill Kentucky 27 May 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658838 Fleming Kentucky 03 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6758
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658705 Butler Kentucky 16 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4563
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658978 Kentucky 01 May 1968 Rod Maus
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659083 Marion Kentucky 03 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4735
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100659109 Marion Kentucky 07 May 1981 R. Hannan
6273
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658887 Garrard Kentucky 25 May 1983 Donna A. Godbey
101
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021630 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021622 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021627 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021636 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021632 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021631 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021625 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021635 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021633 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658812 Estill Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2551
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
31234100658747 Estill Kentucky 05 May 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
EKY
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021637 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021626 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021621 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021634 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021629 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021620 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021618 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021617 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021628 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021623 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015782 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015809 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021619 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA021624 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015780 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015784 Greenup Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015787 Russell Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015786 Lewis Kentucky 05 May 1994 Naczi, Robert
3813
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0203005 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202482 White Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202468 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202471 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202465 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202463 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202479 Union Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202477 Union Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015781 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015783 Fleming Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
31973000015785 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202472 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202460 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202469 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202478 Union Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202464 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202466 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0203007 Russell Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202474 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202480 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202475 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202470 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202481 White Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202467 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0203006 Russell Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202462 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202461 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0202473 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
TENN-V-0203004 Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0077475 Harlan Kentucky 02 Jun 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102887 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0100033 Robertson Kentucky 29 Sep 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0073724 Pulaski Kentucky 12 Jun 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102868 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102884 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0040569 Nelson Kentucky 04 May 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
BEREA024733 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106214 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0103400 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0023127 Nelson Kentucky 19 May 1977 Jerry and Carol Baskin
1928
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106209 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0035519 Bullitt Kentucky 23 Apr 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0004117 Estill Kentucky 09 Jul 2009 Dwayne Estes with Ralph Thompson & Paul Threadgill
10696
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0044245 Marion Tennessee 01 Jan 2005 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0076920 Carter Kentucky 24 Jun 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0111736 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0035523 Bullitt Kentucky 02 Jul 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0077474 Hardin Kentucky 02 Jun 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0035524 Robertson Kentucky 13 Jun 1971 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102902 Breckinridge Kentucky 25 May 1983
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106211 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0004115 Union Tennessee 19 May 2011 Aaron Floden
1527
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0003981 Cumberland Kentucky 05 Oct 1997 James B. Beck with R. C. Clark, C. L. Tilton, C. J. Weckman
378
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102294 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0035521 Bullitt Kentucky 16 May 1973 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0103294 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106217 Powell Kentucky 26 Sep 1969 Paul Higgins
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0094380 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0053992 Cumberland Tennessee 20 Apr 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106215 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106216 Powell Kentucky 26 Sep 1969 Paul Higgins
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0081512 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106210 Powell Kentucky 30 Jul 1937 Mary Wharton
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0073723 Edmonson Kentucky 27 May 1967
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0102903 Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0093488 Wayne Kentucky 06 May 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0023126 Nelson Kentucky 19 May 1977 Jerry and Carol Baskin
1915
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
HTTU014997 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia canadensis
HTTU031040 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia canadensis
MTSU017986 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Jul 1971 W. A. O.
MTSU
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT026817 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT034735 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT026816 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT034737 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT026815 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UOS05783 Bledsoe Tennessee 12 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0103145 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0072785 Bullitt Kentucky 07 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106218 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0035520 Bullitt Kentucky 11 May 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106213 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0004116 Union Tennessee 19 May 2011 Aaron Floden
1532
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0081527 Estill Kentucky 27 May 1982
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0004119 White Tennessee 13 May 1933 C.A. and Una F. Weatherby
6257
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
APSC0106208 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT026814 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT026813 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UCHT034736 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia canadensis
UOS05742 Franklin Tennessee 11 May 1962 A.R. Applegate
UOS
Houstonia canadensis
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Houstonia canadensis - Sunny Fleming
Houstonia canadensis - Sunny Fleming
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Houstonia canadensis - Tara Littlefield