Micranthes micranthidifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilySaxifragaceae
Family (Traditional)Saxifragaceae
GenusMicranthes
Species:Micranthes micranthidifolia (Haw.) Small
Common NameLettuceleaf Saxifrage
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Saxifraga erosa Saxifraga erosa Pursh

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: Carter (TN), Greene (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2012 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU035466 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU035464 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU006217 Carter Tennessee 18 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU035465 Carter Tennessee 07 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU030660 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU030747 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
ETSU035463 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Micranthes micranthidifolia
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Plant Photos

Micranthes micranthidifolia - Ashley B. Morris
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Ashley B. Morris
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Milo Pyne
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Milo Pyne
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Tara Littlefield
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Tara Littlefield
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw
Micranthes micranthidifolia - Joey Shaw