Cymbalaria muralis

Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
Species:Cymbalaria muralis G. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb.
Common NameKenilworth Ivy
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: Asia; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


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: Franklin (KY), Madison (KY), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, BEREA, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UCHT040682 Hamilton Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
TENN-V-0193210 Knox Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
TENN-V-0193209 Hamilton Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
31234100663168 Franklin Kentucky 27 Feb 1978 Steven Rice
Cymbalaria muralis
BEREA018095 Madison Kentucky
Cymbalaria muralis
TENN-V-0193211 Unicoi Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
UCHT040671 Hamilton Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
UCHT026023 Hamilton Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
UCHT037544 Hamilton Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
UCHT026022 Unicoi Tennessee
Cymbalaria muralis
UOS00101 Franklin Tennessee 19 Jun 2015 Mary P Priestley
Cymbalaria muralis
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