Rhododendron catawbiense

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusRhododendron
SpeciesRhododendron catawbiense Michx.
Common NameCatawba rosebay
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: shrub; 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: Broadly Elliptic;Broadly Oblong;Elliptic;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;Revolute;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.0
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2S3] (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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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: Bell (KY), Carter (KY), Harlan (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1960 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100406337 Powell Kentucky 23 Sep 1960 Elizabeth M. Browne
2606
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405487 Harlan Kentucky 04 Apr 1993 Bryce D. Fields
113
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405461 Harlan Kentucky 26 Apr 1992 Adrian Nix
4
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405511 Powell Kentucky 01 Oct 1960 Elizabeth M. Browne
2657.5
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
ETSU005675 Greene Tennessee 27 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
ETSU005688 Unicoi Tennessee 22 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
N/A Johnson Tennessee 13 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166735 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166274 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166291 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166260 Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166290 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166255 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405586 Hamilton Tennessee 15 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4947
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405453 Bell Kentucky 28 Dec 1964 Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405503 Harlan Kentucky 04 Apr 1993 Bryce D. Fields
113
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405438 Bell Kentucky 13 May 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5227
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405446 Harlan Kentucky 28 Sep 1978 Richard H. Hannan
014-00529
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
31234100405479 Harlan Kentucky 04 Apr 1993 Bryce D. Fields
108
EKY
Rhododendron catawbiense
ETSU007248 Greene Tennessee 28 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 20 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
31973000012187 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166283 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166300 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166276 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166301 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166284 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166252 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166280 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166257 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166295 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166288 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166297 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166259 Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166277 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166282 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166289 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166716 Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166299 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166298 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166294 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166279 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166285 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166296 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166287 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166281 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166256 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166253 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166725 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166286 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166292 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166258 Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166293 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166278 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166254 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022147 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022148 Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022157 Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022152 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022151 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022156 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0070721 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0015472 Van Buren Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0084661 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0042342 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0015471 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0084662 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007782 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU028997 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU027566 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU029125 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007786 Sevier Tennessee 04 Jul 1961 D. Voiles
94
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
MTSU017658 Knox Tennessee 15 Nov 1986 Jim Torny
MTSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
TENN-V-0166275 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022155 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022153 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022154 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022159 Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT022149 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0084667 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
APSC0087691 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007787 Sevier Tennessee June 1961 Voiles
94
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU034490 White Tennessee 4/25 Kramer
45
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007785 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007789 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
HTTU007784 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron catawbiense
MTSU017596 Cheatham Tennessee 26 Apr 2001 LinnAnn Welch
MTSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT040316 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UCHT040315 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron catawbiense
UOS02488 Van Buren Tennessee 02 Jul 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Rhododendron catawbiense
MTSU017595 Macon Tennessee 07 Jun 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
MTSU017642 Williamson Tennessee 03 May 2000 Melanie Messina
MTSU
Rhododendron catawbiense
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Rhododendron catawbiense - Milo Pyne
Rhododendron catawbiense - Milo Pyne
Rhododendron catawbiense - Milo Pyne
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Rhododendron catawbiense - Milo Pyne
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Rhododendron catawbiense - Tara Littlefield
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