Gaultheria procumbens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusGaultheria
SpeciesGaultheria procumbens L.
Common NameEastern teaberry
Growth Habitsubshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: subshrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woodyherbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Subopposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Obovate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acute;Mucronate;Obtuse;Rounded; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acute;Cuneate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Serrulate; Stipules: Exstipulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Petal Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Red ;
*Average C-Value: 6.3
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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: Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Carter (KY), Clay (KY), Edmonson (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Johnson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Menifee (KY), Morgan (KY), Owsley (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100399649 Carter Kentucky 22 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10120.5
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100855640 Powell Kentucky 14 Jul 1985 D. Murphy
88
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100855665 Wolfe Kentucky 13 Jul 1985 P. Froelich
144
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100855681 Wolfe Kentucky 19 Jun 1987 C. Brown
82
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399888 Owsley Kentucky 03 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10050
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399607 Anderson Kentucky 13 Oct 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9612
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399771 Laurel Kentucky 25 May 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-231
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100855657 Wolfe Kentucky 14 Jul 1989 J. Regnier Getch
55
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399656 Clay Kentucky 10 Feb 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9682
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399946 Wolfe Kentucky 16 Jul 1976 J. Stuart Lassetter
40
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399698 Garrard Kentucky 07 Mar 1983 Donna A. Godbey
4
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100855673 Powell Kentucky 20 Jun 1987 K. Johnson
72
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399631 Carter Kentucky 23 Oct 1965 E. T. Browne Jr.
11604
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399912 Rockcastle Kentucky 05 Oct 1989 Neal Denton
994
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399987 Breathitt Kentucky 09 Aug 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
7983
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400033 Pike Kentucky 25 Aug 1965 Edward T. Browne Jr.
11223
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400066 Sevier Tennessee 13 Jul 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
3025
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399920 Rockcastle Kentucky 10 Aug 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
3263
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100862430 Wolfe Kentucky 21 Apr 1972 Jerry Buskin
1198
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399961 Wolfe Kentucky 12 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2960
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399730 Harlan Kentucky 29 May 1993 Bryce D. Fields
367
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399722 Harlan Kentucky 19 Jun 2004 Amy V. McIntosh
217
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399953 Wolfe Kentucky 19 Jul 1991 Carol J. Way
174
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399938 Rowan Kentucky 11 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2918
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400009 Pike Kentucky 21 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8447
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399839 Magoffin Kentucky 13 Oct 1997 A. D. Wireman
76
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399896 Powell Kentucky 22 Sep 2004 Timothy J. Weckman
8965
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399623 Bell Kentucky 21 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan, Loy R. Phillippee
KEP-01-008-00307
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399755 Jackson Kentucky Joe Abner
650
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399748 Jackson Kentucky 24 Mar 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2346
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399979 Wolfe Kentucky 10 Oct 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9507
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399706 Harlan Kentucky 09 Aug 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5311
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100862448 Wolfe Kentucky 26 Jun 1973 Johnnie B. Varner
7224
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399672 Estill Kentucky 19 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10321
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399789 Laurel Kentucky 23 May 1979 Rob Jacobs
523791
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399664 Elliott Kentucky 14 Mar 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9762
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399995 Elliott Kentucky 25 Apr 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
9885
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399862 Menifee Kentucky 22 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2507
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100862455 Wolfe Kentucky 20 Jul 1973 Johnnie B. Varner
7682
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399797 Leslie Kentucky 08 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10192
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399813 McCreary Kentucky 15 Sep 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
3364
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399763 Johnson Kentucky 27 Apr 1975 John Omer
42
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400025 Madison Kentucky Judith E. Rozeman
88
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399854 Menifee Kentucky 19 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2358
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399615 Bell Kentucky 25 Sep 2004 Amy V. McIntosh
597
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100659836 Knox Kentucky 18 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1817
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399870 Morgan Kentucky 14 Apr 1996 Harold Collins
19
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399805 Letcher Kentucky 13 Jul 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
324
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399714 Harlan Kentucky 10 Jul 1993 Bryce D. Fields
529
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399904 Powell Kentucky 11 Aug 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6051
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400017 Pike Kentucky 16 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10020
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100780053 Menifee Kentucky 07 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
563
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012572 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012578 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012567 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012568 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399821 McCreary Kentucky 14 Mar 1994 Letitia Neal
5
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100400108 Scott Tennessee 11 Sep 1999 Joey Shaw
JSh# 498
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399680 Garrard Kentucky 29 Aug 2010 W. W. Overbeck
773
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100862422 Wolfe Kentucky 14 Jul 1972 Jerry Buskin
1448
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100862414 Wolfe Kentucky 29 Jul 1973 Johnnie B. Varner
7442
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
31234100399847 Menifee Kentucky 19 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2358
EKY
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012580 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012574 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012570 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012575 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012577 Powell Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012579 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012569 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012571 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012573 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
N/A Johnson Tennessee 12 May 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gaultheria procumbens
N/A Johnson Tennessee 13 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gaultheria procumbens
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gaultheria procumbens
ETSU008320 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Gaultheria procumbens
31973000012113 Jackson Kentucky
KNK
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168479 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168475 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168490 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168485 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168465 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168480 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168500 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168482 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168491 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168486 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
BEREA012576 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Gaultheria procumbens
ETSU007232 Greene Tennessee 30 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Gaultheria procumbens
31973000012112 Johnson Kentucky
KNK
Gaultheria procumbens
31973000012114 Pickett Tennessee
KNK
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168466 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168464 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168468 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168462 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168474 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168472 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168499 Elliott Kentucky
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168458 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168492 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168484 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168471 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168498 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168497 Kentucky
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168470 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168487 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168481 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168469 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168489 Union Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168473 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168477 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168459 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168461 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168483 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168463 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168478 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168476 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168488 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
UCHT022475 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gaultheria procumbens
UCHT022477 Knox Tennessee
UCHT
Gaultheria procumbens
UCHT022474 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Gaultheria procumbens
UCHT022482 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084664 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0032059 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084528 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084957 Madison Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0015762 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084958 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084653 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084959 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0044286 Unicoi Tennessee
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007596 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU033727 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168467 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0168460 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
UCHT022479 Tennessee
UCHT
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084956 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0084955 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0087183 Harlan Kentucky 12 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
APSC0117339 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007606 Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007598 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU014576 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
MTSU024490 Putnam Tennessee
MTSU
Gaultheria procumbens
TENN-V-0243848 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Gaultheria procumbens
UOS02386 Van Buren Tennessee 31 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007604 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007597 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007605 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007601 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007599 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007603 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007600 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU007602 Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU028988 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
HTTU033752 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Gaultheria procumbens
MTSU017485 Davidson Tennessee 17 Apr 1986 Paula Witner
MTSU
Gaultheria procumbens
MTSU017487 Anderson Tennessee 20 Dec 1967 Allen Coggins
MTSU
Gaultheria procumbens
MTSU017486 Anderson Tennessee 20 Dec 1967 Allen Coggins
MTSU
Gaultheria procumbens
MTSU017484 Macon Tennessee 12 Jun 2001 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Gaultheria procumbens
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Gaultheria procumbens - Dwayne Estes
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