Ammannia robusta

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLythraceae
Family (Traditional)Lythraceae
GenusAmmannia
Species:Ammannia robusta Heer & Regel
Common NameGrand Redstem
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Ammannia coccinea subsp. robusta Ammannia coccinea subsp. robusta (Heer & Regel) Koehne
Ludwigia scabriuscula Ludwigia scabriuscula Kellogg

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: Bullitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), McCracken (KY), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 1982

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0154968 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Ammannia robusta
TENN-V-0154966 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Ammannia robusta
TENN-V-0154967 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Ammannia robusta
TENN-V-0154965 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Ammannia robusta
HTTU028028 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081967 McCracken Kentucky 25 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081976 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0106483 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081977 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081975 Jefferson Kentucky 13 Sep 1943 Davies
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081974 Christian Kentucky 28 Aug 1939
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0081978 McCracken Kentucky 25 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0107735 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Ammannia robusta
APSC0107738 Jefferson Kentucky 17 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Ammannia robusta
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