Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPhyllanthaceae
Family (Traditional)Euphorbiaceae
GenusPhyllanthopsis
Species:Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides (Nutt.) Voronts. & Petra Hoffm.
Common NameMissouri Maidenbush
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Petal Fusion: Yes; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value
StatusNative; TN[S1] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Andrachne phyllanthoides var. reverchonii Andrachne phyllanthoides var. reverchonii (J.M.Coult.) Blank.
Andrachne reverchonii Andrachne reverchonii

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: Shelby (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MEM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0073111 White Tennessee 20 Jun 2013 Mason Brock
APSC
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides
MEM016268 Shelby Tennessee 02 May 1981 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
81D1.1
MEM
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides
APSC0073112 White Tennessee 20 Jun 2013 Mason Brock
APSC
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides
APSC0008247 White Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides
APSC0008246 White Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides
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Plant Photos

Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Dwayne Estes
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell
Phyllanthopsis phyllanthoides - Theo Witsell