Corallorhiza maculata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusCorallorhiza
Species:Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf.
Common NameSummer Coralroot
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: absent; Leaf Complexity: absent; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: N/A (leaves absent); Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: absent; Leaf Venation: N/A; Leaflet Margins: N/A; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Pollinium; Base Flower Color: Red; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: raceme; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 13+; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 3; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: Yes; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 2; Tepal Fusion: No; Tepal Number: 6
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (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
Cladorhiza maculata Cladorhiza maculata
Corallorhiza multiflora var. occidentalis Corallorhiza multiflora var. occidentalis Lindl.
Corallorrhiza maculata Corallorrhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf.

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: Harlan (KY), Logan (KY), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Putnam (TN), Shelby (TN), Sullivan (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100112216 Harlan Kentucky J. R. MacGregor
EKY
Corallorhiza maculata
31234100107927 Logan Kentucky Elizabeth M. Browne
EKY
Corallorrhiza maculata
ETSU010044 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Corallorhiza maculata
TENN-V-0074580 Logan Kentucky
TENN
Corallorhiza maculata
HTTU010834 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Corallorrhiza maculata
HTTU022196 Tennessee
HTTU
Corallorhiza maculata
ETSU010045 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Corallorhiza maculata
ETSU010043 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Corallorhiza maculata
TENN-V-0074497 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Corallorhiza maculata
HTTU022195 Tennessee
HTTU
Corallorhiza maculata
MTSU002617 Cannon Tennessee 2007 Leonela Carriedo
43
MTSU
Corallorhiza maculata
MTSU002612 Warren Tennessee 1976 Richard D. Martin
23
MTSU
Corallorhiza maculata
SWMT00568 Shelby Tennessee Mary Ann Minderman
SWMT
Corallorhiza maculata
SWMT00571 Shelby Tennessee W. W. W.
SWMT
Corallorhiza maculata
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