Cuscuta gronovii

ClassificationDicots
FamilyConvolvulaceae
Family (Traditional)Convolvulaceae
GenusCuscuta
Species:Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Schult.
Common NameScaldweed
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BFM; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: NRG; Natural Area Presence: ObedWSR; Natural Area Presence: PK; Natural Area Presence: RCSP; Natural Area Presence: SM; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Natural Area Presence: UCR; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: scale-like; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 4; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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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  • Counties
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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: Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Boone (KY), Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lewis (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100390234 Clinton Kentucky 07 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-992
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390226 White Tennessee 07 Sep 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5437
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390275 Fleming Kentucky 12 Oct 1994 Gary W. Libby
477
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390259 Harlan Kentucky 19 Aug 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8808
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390283 Cumberland Kentucky 05 Oct 1997 James B. Beck
380
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390333 Madison Kentucky 08 Sep 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3269
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012230 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012229 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012225 Fleming Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012235 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012234 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012232 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012228 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012226 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390325 Wolfe Kentucky 04 Sep 1998 Kim Feeman
276
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390317 Powell Kentucky 11 Sep 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7799
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100858073 Powell Kentucky 06 Sep 1989 R.C. Clark
22324
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390242 Garrard Kentucky 25 May 1984 Donna A. Godbey
671
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
31234100390267 Robertson Kentucky 05 Sep 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7761
EKY
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012231 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012233 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA012227 Lee Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Johnson Tennessee 17 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 18 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU006034 Unicoi Tennessee 27 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Carter Tennessee 15 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU005843 Carter Tennessee 08 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005737 Bath Kentucky 05 Aug 1991 Risk, Allen
5650
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU007219 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 05 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU008287 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU007218 Unicoi Tennessee 24 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU006302 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000006074 Boone Kentucky 05 Sep 2015 Whitson, Maggie (Mary)
2015-0025 1/3
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005739 Obion Tennessee 19 Sep 1982 Utech, Frederick
82-520
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005733 Campbell Kentucky 27 Sep 1997 Naczi, Robert
6962
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005410 Campbell Kentucky 02 Sep 2015 Whitson, Maggie (Mary)
2014-0021 1/4
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178919 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178904 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178931 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178922 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005738 Lewis Kentucky 05 Oct 1996 Gelis, Rudy
M2-1353
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
31973000005741 Pendleton Kentucky 25 Jun 2005 McKinney, Landon
9586
KNK
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178933 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178924 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178928 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178925 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178907 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178901 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178937 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178932 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178913 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178936 White Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178903 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178920 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178929 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0179130 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178916 Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178930 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0210242 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178938 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0179101 Lincoln Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178923 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178934 Union Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0179118 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0210243 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178915 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178900 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178914 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178935 Union Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178902 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178910 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178912 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178898 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178921 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178918 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178926 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0179129 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178917 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0179131 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178899 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178905 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024086 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024089 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024085 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178927 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178911 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178909 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178897 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178896 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178906 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
TENN-V-0178908 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024090 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024081 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024097 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024088 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024083 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0048942 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0018464 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU027495 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024091 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT024087 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0087614 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0018459 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0087615 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
APSC0111201 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU006856 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU006858 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU028744 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT036571 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
UCHT034086 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233553 Williamson Tennessee 22 Sep 1987 R. Kral
74501
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233550 Williamson Tennessee 11 Aug 1987 Lisa Kelly
1225
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233551 Williamson Tennessee 12 Sep 1987 Lisa Kelly
1394
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU033848 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
HTTU006857 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta gronovii
MTSU018893 Davidson Tennessee
MTSU
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233549 Sumner Tennessee 17 Sep 1978 R. Kral
62754
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233555 Williamson Tennessee 23 Oct 1995 R. Kral
85705
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233548 Perry Tennessee 14 Sep 1982 R. Kral
68927
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233554 Williamson Tennessee 16 Sep 1978 R. Kral
62731
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233552 Williamson Tennessee 22 Sep 1987 Lisa Kelly
1436
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015548 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 07 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU026712 Hawkins Tennessee 07 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19868
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU035564 Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU025337 Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Adam McCullough
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU030841 Cocke Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233547 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1558
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA026105 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
BEREA025816 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015546 Johnson Tennessee
14699
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015545 Unicoi Tennessee
RF2704
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU027276 Carter Tennessee 11 Sep 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18368
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU025609 Johnson Tennessee 01 Sep 2013 Foster Levy, Adam McCullough
DOEM 0238
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015547 Unicoi Tennessee
14593
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015544 Unicoi Tennessee
RF2797
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015550 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
ETSU015549 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta gronovii
MEM006837 McCracken Kentucky 27 Aug 1971 Raymond Athey
1477
MEM
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233497 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233498 Dickson Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233502 Humphreys Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233493 Marion Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233500 Hardin Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233492 Lewis Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233494 Lake Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233496 Davidson Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
N/A Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233501 Humphreys Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233503 Humphreys Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233495 Cheatham Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
BRIT233499 Fayette Tennessee
VDB
Cuscuta gronovii
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