Amianthium muscitoxicum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyMelanthiaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusAmianthium
SpeciesAmianthium muscitoxicum (Walter) A. Gray
Common Nameflypoison
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.4
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1] (State Rank); G4G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Amianthium muscaetoxicum Amianthium muscaetoxicum A.Gray
Melanthium muscaetoxicum Melanthium muscaetoxicum Walter
Melanthium muscitoxicum Melanthium muscitoxicum

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), Harlan (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Roane (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1957 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100106101 Loudon Tennessee 21 Jun 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Amianthium muscitoxicum
31234100733631 Harlan Kentucky Rich Hannan
EKY
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065074 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065080 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065076 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065075 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065082 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065093 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065088 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065078 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065073 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065071 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065100 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065094 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065090 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065079 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065089 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065077 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065086 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065087 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065092 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065095 Union Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065083 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065091 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065084 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
APSC0093227 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
APSC0035392 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
APSC0085579 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
APSC0035391 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
MTSU023886 Hickman Tennessee
MTSU
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065072 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065085 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
TENN-V-0065081 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
UCHT005469 Marion Tennessee 01 Jun 1998 John Beck
2024
UCHT
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
UCHT005470 Sequatchie Tennessee 04 Jun 1957 Harriet Lawson
UCHT
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
APSC0035390 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
N/A Hickman Tennessee 2004-May Dwayne Estes and Mitch Hampton
06184
APSC
Amianthium muscitoxicum
N/A Giles Tennessee 12 May 2001 Dwayne Estes
02118
APSC
Amianthium muscitoxicum
N/A Sevier Tennessee 08 Jun 1965 Wayne Chester
836
APSC
Amianthium muscitoxicum
UCHT040235 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Amianthium muscitoxicum
UOS07355 Marion Tennessee 13 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Amianthium muscitoxicum
UOS07353 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Amianthium muscitoxicum
31234100733649 Harlan Kentucky Mark Evans
EKY
Amianthium muscaetoxicum
HTTU028887 Coffee Tennessee
HTTU
Amianthium muscitoxicum
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Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Joey Shaw
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Milo Pyne
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Milo Pyne
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Milo Pyne
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Milo Pyne
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Sunny Fleming
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Sunny Fleming
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Sunny Fleming
Amianthium muscitoxicum - Sunny Fleming