Hedyotis nigricans

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusHedyotis
SpeciesHedyotis nigricans (Lam.) Fosberg
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (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
Chamisme angustifolia Chamisme angustifolia Nieuwland
Gentiana nigricans Gentiana nigricans Lam.
Hedyotis nigricans Hedyotis nigricans (Lam.) Fosberg
Hedyotis nigricans var. austrotexana Hedyotis nigricans var. austrotexana B.L.Turner
Hedyotis nigricans var. filifolia Hedyotis nigricans var. filifolia (Chapm.) Shinners
Hedyotis nigricans var. floridana Hedyotis nigricans var. floridana (Standl.) Wunderlin
Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans
Hedyotis nigricans var. papillacea Hedyotis nigricans var. papillacea B.L.Turner
Hedyotis nigricans var. pulvinata Hedyotis nigricans var. pulvinata (Small) Fosberg
Hedyotis nigricans var. rigidiuscula Hedyotis nigricans var. rigidiuscula (A.Gray) Shinners
Hedyotis nigricans var. scabra Hedyotis nigricans var. scabra (S.Watson) Fosberg
Hedyotis salina Hedyotis salina (A.Heller) Shinners
Houstonia angustifolia Houstonia angustifolia Michx.
Houstonia angustifolia var. filifolia Houstonia angustifolia var. filifolia (Chapm.) A.Gray
Houstonia angustifolia var. rigidiuscula Houstonia angustifolia var. rigidiuscula A.Gray
Houstonia filifolia Houstonia filifolia Small
Houstonia nigricans Houstonia nigricans (Lam.) Fernald
Houstonia nigricans var. pulvinata Houstonia nigricans var. pulvinata (Small) E.E.Terrell
Houstonia pulvinata Houstonia pulvinata Small
Houstonia rigidiuscula Houstonia rigidiuscula (A.Gray) Wooton & Standl.
Houstonia salina Houstonia salina A.Heller
Houstonia tenuis Houstonia tenuis Small
Oldenlandia angustifolia Oldenlandia angustifolia (Michx.) A.Gray
Oldenlandia angustifolia var. filifolia Oldenlandia angustifolia var. filifolia Chapm.
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans

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: Bullitt (KY), Estill (KY), Garrard (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lewis (KY), Nelson (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1886 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100725348 Garrard Kentucky 10 Sep 2012 W. W. Overbeck
1500
EKY
Hedyotis nigricans
31973000015762 Lawrence Kentucky
KNK
Hedyotis nigricans
31973000015760 Lewis Kentucky 06 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53601
KNK
Hedyotis nigricans
TENN-V-0202535 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202532 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202533 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202526 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202538 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202522 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0210304 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202527 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202531 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202525 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0004044 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Sep 2007 Roger McCoy withTodd Crabtree
APSC
Hedyotis nigricans
31234100725330 Garrard Kentucky 28 Aug 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1426
EKY
Hedyotis nigricans
TENN-V-0202529 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202524 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0210303 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0210302 Tennessee 27 Aug 1886 A. Gattinger
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202539 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202530 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202536 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202534 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202537 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202523 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0210305 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
TENN-V-0202528 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0081518 Jessamine Kentucky 16 Aug 1979 John Macgregor
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0044458 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0102869 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0069110 Rowan Kentucky 09 Aug 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0022949 Nelson Kentucky 12 Sep 1976 Jerry and Carol Baskin
1803
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0004071 Roane Tennessee 14 Nov 1981 H.R. DeSelm
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0102870 Estill Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0081526 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0069601 Bullitt Kentucky Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0035558 Bullitt Kentucky 02 Jul 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0077464 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Aug 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0078749 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Houstonia angustifolia
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Hedyotis nigricans
N/A Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144460 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144445 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
APSC0080652 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0080410 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0080651 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0068924 Bullitt Kentucky 06 Jul 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0107045 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0035557 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
APSC0035518 Cheatham Tennessee 28 Jul 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Houstonia nigricans
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Hedyotis nigricans
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 17 Aug 1897
518a
UCHT
Hedyotis nigricans
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144459 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144443 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144457 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144436 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144450 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144444 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144442 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144454 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144453 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144458 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144440 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144449 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144456 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144452 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144437 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144447 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144451 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144439 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144448 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144446 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144455 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144438 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
BRIT144441 Tennessee
VDB
Hedyotis nigricans
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