Mononeuria glabra

Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
Species:Mononeuria glabra (Michx.) Dillenb. & Kadereit
Common NameAppalachian Stitchwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Minuartia groenlandica subsp. glabra Minuartia groenlandica subsp. glabra (Michx.) A. Löve & D. Löve

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), Pulaski (KY), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Grainger (TN), Morgan (TN), Rhea (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0022891 Rhea Tennessee
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0088719 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Sep 1987 Max Medley
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0077548 Pulaski Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Max Medley
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0025330 Grainger Tennessee
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0076141 Morgan Tennessee
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0051148 Cumberland Tennessee
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0060633 Harlan Kentucky 07 Jun 1983 Max Medley
Mononeuria glabra
APSC0019366 Fentress Tennessee
Mononeuria glabra
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