Rhododendron cumberlandense

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusRhododendron
SpeciesRhododendron cumberlandense E. L. Braun
Common NameCumberland rhododendron
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Narrowly Elliptic;Oblanceolate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Ciliate;Entire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 9.0
C value 9
StatusNative; TN[S3] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4? (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

SynonymFull Citation
Azalea cumberlandense Azalea cumberlandense (E.L. Braun) H.F. Copel.

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: Bell (KY), Clay (KY), Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Perry (KY), Pike (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Anderson (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Marion (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2004

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100405701 Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
463
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405867 Morgan Tennessee 30 Jun 1976 S. McCarrell
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405842 Pike Kentucky 23 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10365
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405735 Laurel Kentucky 15 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-380
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405834 Perry Kentucky 14 Jun 1986 Earlis Thornsberry
68
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405347 Harlan Kentucky 06 Jun 2004 Amy V. McIntosh
228
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405875 Cumberland Tennessee 11 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4911
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405719 Laurel Kentucky 12 Jun 1986 Ronald L. Jones
4676
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405826 McCreary Kentucky 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6457
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405727 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-244
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405859 Pike Kentucky 23 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10365
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405818 McCreary Kentucky 23 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
72E5.2
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405792 McCreary Kentucky 18 Jun 1980 Max E. Medley
2309-80
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405800 McCreary Kentucky 23 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E5.2
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405768 Letcher Kentucky 16 Jun 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
779
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405743 Laurel Kentucky 16 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6358
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405669 Floyd Kentucky 26 Apr 1998 Alelei Singayao
21
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405610 Bell Kentucky 06 Jun 1975 Raymond Athey
3070
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405685 Clay Kentucky 02 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4352
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405644 Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
522
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405636 Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
424
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405776 Letcher Kentucky 31 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2023
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405750 Laurel Kentucky 15 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-380
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405784 Letcher Kentucky 21 Jun 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
220
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012759 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012760 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405693 Harlan Kentucky 03 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3038
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31234100405628 Bell Kentucky 09 Jun 1965 Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012755 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012756 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012758 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012757 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012761 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31973000012189 Lawrence Kentucky
KNK
Rhododendron cumberlandense
31973000012179 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166366 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166302 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166357 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166307 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166354 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166343 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166337 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166335 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166361 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166314 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166345 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166363 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166344 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166347 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166326 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166316 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166315 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166356 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166334 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA012762 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
ETSU008336 Cumberland Tennessee
ETSU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166342 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166336 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166362 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166341 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166325 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166313 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166742 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166365 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166340 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166352 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166368 Union Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166306 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166329 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166351 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166318 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166350 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166310 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166737 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166741 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166333 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166353 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166321 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166370 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166364 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166338 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166358 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166346 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166312 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166330 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166327 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166317 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166308 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166311 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166372 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166738 Marion Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166332 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166339 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166355 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166305 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166322 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166359 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166349 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166309 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166360 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166319 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166367 Union Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166323 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166739 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166740 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166348 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166328 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166324 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166331 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166369 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166303 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166371 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166320 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022166 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022170 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022169 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022164 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0068993 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0045171 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084470 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0051469 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0051864 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0110198 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0085224 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084459 Harlan Kentucky 15 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0068948 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
TENN-V-0166304 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022162 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022165 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022172 Fentress Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022163 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022167 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022168 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT022174 Letcher Kentucky
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
BEREA024136 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0076140 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0086787 Clay Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0042341 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0091715 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0086779 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084650 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0074644 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0068945 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084469 Harlan Kentucky 27 Jul 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0068946 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084472 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0068947 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0074643 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0084717 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0048956 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0015491 Van Buren Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0051108 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0056068 Rhea Tennessee
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007792 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU014600 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
APSC0086965 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007794 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007793 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007795 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007797 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007790 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU030749 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU014601 Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT039031 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU035114 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU014602 Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU007796 Roane Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
HTTU030751 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UCHT037737 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rhododendron cumberlandense
UOS02486 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Rhododendron cumberlandense
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Rhododendron cumberlandense - Tara Littlefield
Rhododendron cumberlandense - Tara Littlefield
Rhododendron cumberlandense - Theo Witsell
Rhododendron cumberlandense - Theo Witsell
Rhododendron cumberlandense - Theo Witsell
Rhododendron cumberlandense - Theo Witsell