Eubotrys racemosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEricaceae
Family (Traditional)Ericaceae
GenusEubotrys
Species:Eubotrys racemosa (L.) Nutt.
Common NameSwamp Doghobble
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL)
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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.

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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
Eubotrys racemosus Eubotrys racemosus (L.) Nutt.
Leucothoe racemosa var. elongata Leucothoe racemosa var. elongata (Small) Fernald

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: Greene (TN), Hawkins (TN), Morgan (TN), Robertson (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Greene Tennessee 26 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eubotrys racemosa
APSC0015654 Robertson Tennessee 31 May 1979 Floyd Scott, Edward W. Chester
4008
APSC
Eubotrys racemosa
APSC0015656 Morgan Tennessee 01 May 2006 Dwayne Estes with John Beck
08823
APSC
Eubotrys racemosa
APSC0057396 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Eubotrys racemosa
UCHT038134 Morgan Tennessee
UCHT
Eubotrys racemosa
ETSU015928 Hawkins Tennessee
ETSU
Eubotrys racemosa
APSC0015657 Morgan Tennessee 22 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
09222
APSC
Eubotrys racemosa
APSC0015658 Morgan Tennessee 22 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
09246
APSC
Eubotrys racemosa
UCHT042098 White Tennessee
UCHT
Eubotrys racemosa
UCHT038135 White Tennessee
UCHT
Eubotrys racemosa
UCHT038136 White Tennessee
UCHT
Eubotrys racemosa
ETSU015927 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Eubotrys racemosa
ETSU009926 Greene Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eubotrys racemosa
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Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes
Eubotrys racemosa - Dwayne Estes