Cuscuta compacta

ClassificationDicots
FamilyConvolvulaceae
Family (Traditional)Convolvulaceae
GenusCuscuta
SpeciesCuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy
Common NameCompact dodder
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesHabit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Scale-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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: Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Crittenden (KY), Daviess (KY), Hart (KY), Henderson (KY), Lyon (KY), McLean (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Ohio (KY), Powell (KY), Trigg (KY), Union (KY), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Obion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1876 - 1988

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100390176 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1260
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100390184 McLean Kentucky 22 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5569
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100390168 Union Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5304
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100858099 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
22069
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100858081 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21885
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100390200 Crittenden Kentucky 30 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5745
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100390218 Montgomery Kentucky 18 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1421
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
BEREA012220 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178890 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178883 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178881 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178878 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178870 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178873 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
31234100390192 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5350
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100858107 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
22098
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
31234100757291 Ohio Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Rich Hannan, Loy R. Phillippe
5957
EKY
Cuscuta compacta
BEREA012221 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178895 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178889 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178892 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178866 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178875 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178874 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178893 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178891 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178894 White Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178864 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178867 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178865 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178880 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178879 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178868 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178886 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178869 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178871 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178872 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178885 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178884 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178887 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178863 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178888 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT024066 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT024065 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178877 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178882 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0178876 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018500 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018508 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018504 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0087284 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0071803 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0087360 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018501 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018512 Van Buren Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018502 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0053547 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0087285 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018509 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0082492 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018499 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018507 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018505 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018503 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0087770 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU006851 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU006852 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU032943 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
TENN-V-0244383 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Tennessee Aug 1893 A. Ruth
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Cocke Tennessee 31 Aug 1897 Thos. H. Kearney, Jr.
845
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT036575 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT034083 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Tennessee 05 Aug 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
BRIT112326 Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018458 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018511 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018510 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0087359 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
APSC0018506 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU006848 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU035037 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
HTTU006850 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT034084 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Tennessee Aug 1895 A. Ruth
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Carroll Tennessee 05 Aug 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
UCHT036519 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
N/A Greene Tennessee 24 Aug 1876 John H. Reefield
5852
UCHT
Cuscuta compacta
UOS02326 Grundy Tennessee 04 Aug 1964 S.E. Trepanier
UOS
Cuscuta compacta
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