Symplocos tinctoria

ClassificationDicots
FamilySymplocaceae
Family (Traditional)Symplocaceae
GenusSymplocos
Species:Symplocos tinctoria (L.) L'Heritier
Common NameSweetleaf
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenulate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Drupe; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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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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: Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Hardin (TN), Monroe (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2010 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Oct 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Symplocos tinctoria
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Nov 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Symplocos tinctoria
ETSU005715 Carter Tennessee 01 Jul 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173077 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173083 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173073 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173076 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173074 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173084 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173080 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173070 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173072 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173081 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
APSC0030105 Polk Tennessee 06 Nov 2010 Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Eugene Wofford, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173075 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173079 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173082 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173078 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
TENN-V-0173071 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Symplocos tinctoria
UCHT022984 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Symplocos tinctoria
APSC0018330 Polk Tennessee 02 Jun 2011 Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Symplocos tinctoria
HTTU033701 Polk Tennessee
HTTU
Symplocos tinctoria
HTTU028770 Polk Tennessee
HTTU
Symplocos tinctoria
UCHT036315 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Symplocos tinctoria
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Plant Photos

Symplocos tinctoria - Dwayne Estes
Symplocos tinctoria - Dwayne Estes
Symplocos tinctoria - Dwayne Estes
Symplocos tinctoria - Dwayne Estes
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Milo Pyne
Symplocos tinctoria - Theo Witsell
Symplocos tinctoria - Theo Witsell
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw
Symplocos tinctoria - Joey Shaw