Pieris floribunda

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusPieris
Species:Pieris floribunda (Pursh) Benth. & Hook. f.
Common NameMountain Fetterbush
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value 9
StatusNative; TN[S2] (State Rank); G4 (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
Andromeda floribunda Andromeda floribunda 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: Jefferson (KY), Hamilton (TN), Sevier (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UCHT022364 Tennessee
UCHT
Andromeda floribunda
UCHT022392 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pieris floribunda
APSC0121128 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Pieris floribunda
UCHT022391 Sevier Tennessee
UCHT
Pieris floribunda
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Plant Photos

Pieris floribunda - Dwayne Estes
Pieris floribunda - Dwayne Estes
Pieris floribunda - Dwayne Estes
Pieris floribunda - Dwayne Estes