Triosteum perfoliatum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaprifoliaceae
Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
GenusTriosteum
Species:Triosteum perfoliatum L.
Common NameFeverwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Natural Area Presence: GM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Red; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: axillary; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 4; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: 0
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (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: Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Caldwell (KY), Crittenden (KY), Hardin (KY), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Meigs (TN), Rutherford (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100349982 Anderson Kentucky 23 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
188
EKY
Triosteum perfoliatum
BEREA011625 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Triosteum perfoliatum
BEREA011624 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Triosteum perfoliatum
MDKY00008705 Crittenden Kentucky
MDKY
Triosteum perfoliatum
MDKY00008704 Crittenden Kentucky
MDKY
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207125 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207141 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207083 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207089 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207124 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207080 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207084 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207081 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207078 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207086 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207088 Union Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
APSC0107535 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Triosteum perfoliatum
ETSU009894 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Apr 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Triosteum perfoliatum
N/A Tennessee 06 Jun 1897 W. M. Pollock
UCHT
Triosteum perfoliatum
31234100360146 Caldwell Kentucky 11 Jun 1979 Raymond Athey
4350
EKY
Triosteum perfoliatum
31234100360153 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3343
EKY
Triosteum perfoliatum
BEREA011623 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207077 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207079 Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207085 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207087 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207076 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
TENN-V-0207082 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Triosteum perfoliatum
APSC0019656 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Triosteum perfoliatum
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Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
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Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
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Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw
Triosteum perfoliatum - Joey Shaw