Buddleja davidii

ClassificationDicots
FamilyScrophulariaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusBuddleja
Species:Buddleja davidii Franch.
Common NameOrange Eye Butterfly Bush; Summer Lilac
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Invasive Rank: TN-IPC Emerging Threat; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; Invasive; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Buddleja davidii var. magnifica Buddleja davidii var. magnifica
Buddleja davidii var. nanhoensis Buddleja davidii var. nanhoensis
Buddleja davidii var. wilsonii Buddleja davidii var. wilsonii

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: Boyle (KY), Calloway (KY), Fayette (KY), Greenup (KY), Henderson (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, ETSU, MDKY, MEM, MTSU, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100345790 Laurel Kentucky 04 Nov 2012 Ralph L. Thompson, Katrina Rivers Thompson
12-1137
EKY
Buddleja davidii
31234100721560 Boyle Kentucky 01 Jul 2013 Heidi Braunreiter
338
EKY
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020636 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020624 Boyle Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020655 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA022908 Putnam Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020653 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020647 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020634 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020629 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020642 Warren Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020645 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020627 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020625 Boyle Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020664 Roane Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
31234100345808 Laurel Kentucky 04 Nov 2012 Ralph L. Thompson
12-1139
EKY
Buddleja davidii
31234100345816 Laurel Kentucky 04 Nov 2012 Ralph L. Thompson, Katrina Rivers Thompson
12-1140
EKY
Buddleja davidii
31234100345824 Cumberland Tennessee 25 Sep 1976 H.R. DeSelm
6473
EKY
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020638 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020632 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020633 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023304 Davidson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020628 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020660 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020649 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020640 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020641 Powell Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020630 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020656 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020658 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023641 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023303 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020663 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020652 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020643 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175643 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175644 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175647 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175648 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175646 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
TENN-V-0175645 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Buddleja davidii
UCHT023769 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Buddleja davidii
APSC0106885 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0106887 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0058535 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020635 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020626 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA020665 Roane Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023526 Putnam Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
MDKY00008454 Greenup Kentucky
MDKY
Buddleja davidii
UCHT023768 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Buddleja davidii
APSC0058536 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0106886 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0109510 Anderson Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0109511 Anderson Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
APSC0106884 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
HTTU016193 Tennessee
HTTU
Buddleja davidii
HTTU016195 Tennessee
HTTU
Buddleja davidii
HTTU016194 Tennessee
HTTU
Buddleja davidii
MTSU018238 Rutherford Tennessee 02 May 2005 Andrea Wonnell
MTSU
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025129 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
APSC0106888 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Buddleja davidii
UOS06018 Franklin Tennessee 12 Aug 2014 Mary P Priestley
UOS
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025135 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025340 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025134 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025319 Boyle Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025400 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025356 Putnam Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025399 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025397 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025593 Henderson Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA024103 McCracken Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023654 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025357 Blount Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025355 Davidson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA022910 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA022912 Davidson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025338 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025333 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA026120 Morgan Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA022911 Davidson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025128 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025393 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA026117 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA026119 Morgan Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025351 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023656 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025133 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025360 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025358 Blount Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025402 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025354 Davidson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025339 Leslie Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025492 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA025343 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA023655 Anderson Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
BEREA022909 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Buddleja davidii
ETSU025693 Johnson Tennessee 12 Sep 2013 Foster Levy, Adam McCullough
DOEM 0325
ETSU
Buddleja davidii
ETSU008838 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Buddleja davidii
MEM013099 Shelby Tennessee 21 Jul 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
72F4.3
MEM
Buddleja davidii
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Buddleja davidii - Joey Shaw
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Buddleja davidii - Joey Shaw
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