Nabalus crepidineus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusNabalus
Species:Nabalus crepidineus (Michx.) DC.
Common NameButterweed; Cankerweed; Gall Of The Earth; Lions Foot
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: Yes; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; 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 9
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL)
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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: Hickman (KY), Todd (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1991 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0024371 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024368 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024374 Stewart Tennessee 17 Sep 2011 Edward Chester
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0054430 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024373 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Sep 1991 Edward Chester
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0041656 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024369 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024372 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0024370 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0112729 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0114453 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0092983 Davidson Tennessee 24 Mar 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0114460 Todd Kentucky 20 Apr 2019 Mason Brock
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0110030 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
APSC0072135 Todd Kentucky 29 Mar 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Nabalus crepidineus
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Plant Photos

Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Dwayne Estes
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Tara Littlefield
Nabalus crepidineus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus crepidineus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus crepidineus - Theo Witsell
Nabalus crepidineus - Theo Witsell