Floerkea proserpinacoides

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLimnanthaceae
Family (Traditional)Limnanthaceae
GenusFloerkea
Species:Floerkea proserpinacoides Willd.
Common NameFalse Mermaid Weed; False Mermaidweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 3; Leaflet Number: 4; Leaflet Number: 5; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 3; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3; Stamen Number: 6
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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.

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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: Boone (KY), Campbell (KY), Carroll (KY), Grant (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA016304 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016300 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016301 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016302 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016299 Kenton Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015945 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015944 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015951 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015946 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
APSC0089027 Campbell Kentucky 30 Apr 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31234100527579 Boone Kentucky 09 May 1975 John W. Thieret
48483
EKY
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016305 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
BEREA016303 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015950 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015948 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015947 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
31973000015949 Carroll Kentucky
KNK
Floerkea proserpinacoides
APSC0089028 Boone Kentucky
APSC
Floerkea proserpinacoides
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