Nabalus trifoliolatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusNabalus
Species:Nabalus trifoliolatus Cass.
Common NameGall Of The Earth; Threeleaved Rattlesnakeroot
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: Yes; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BFM; Natural Area Presence: BISO; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LCW; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Natural Area Presence: NRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative
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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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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: McCreary (KY), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2013 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU031060 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Nabalus trifoliolatus
ETSU009475 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
13510
ETSU
Nabalus trifoliolatus
ETSU009473 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Nabalus trifoliolatus
APSC0115004 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Nabalus trifoliolatus
APSC0115005 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Nabalus trifoliolatus
ETSU030335 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Nabalus trifoliolatus
ETSU009474 Sullivan Tennessee 22 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Nabalus trifoliolatus
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Plant Photos

Nabalus trifoliolatus - Alaina Krakowiak
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Alaina Krakowiak
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Alaina Krakowiak
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Alaina Krakowiak
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Joey Shaw
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Milo Pyne
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Milo Pyne
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Milo Pyne
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Milo Pyne
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus trifoliolatus - Theo Witsell