Houstonia tenuifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRubiaceae
Family (Traditional)Rubiaceae
GenusHoustonia
SpeciesHoustonia tenuifolia Nutt.
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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

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: Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Floyd (KY), Greenup (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Knott (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lee (KY), Letcher (KY), Perry (KY), Pike (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100754132 Christian Kentucky 04 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3873
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
N/A Breathitt Kentucky 27 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2643
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754074 Lawrence Kentucky 06 Jul 2008 Romie Hughart
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754165 Perry Kentucky 23 Jul 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3858
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754199 Clinton Kentucky 27 Jun 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-344
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754181 Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
477
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754108 Bell Kentucky 15 Jul 1966 Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754090 Harlan Kentucky 04 Jun 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
943
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754058 Letcher Kentucky 23 May 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
108
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754140 Breathitt Kentucky 27 Jun 1979 R. Hannan
2643
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754173 Letcher Kentucky 29 May 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
151
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754041 Pike Kentucky 21 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8429
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 31 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202906 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754033 Pike Kentucky 08 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754157 Pike Kentucky 21 May 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8447.5
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754025 Rowan Kentucky 10 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2786
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754124 Floyd Kentucky 20 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2397
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754207 Cumberland Kentucky 21 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
268
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754066 Lee Kentucky 18 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3090
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754116 Floyd Kentucky 20 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2397
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
31234100754082 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3182
EKY
Houstonia tenuifolia
BEREA021579 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Houstonia tenuifolia
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 11 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0203283 Estill Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202908 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202929 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202907 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0203284 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202913 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202924 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202919 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202914 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202918 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202930 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202922 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202909 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202925 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202915 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202928 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202926 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202921 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202923 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202927 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202916 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202912 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0069113 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jul 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0081501 Greenup Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0106015 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0004037 Campbell Tennessee 16 Jul 2011 Aaron Floden
1648
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0104844 Caldwell Kentucky 07 Jul 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0103399 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0069111 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0081502 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0081515 Harlan Kentucky 01 Aug 1984 John Macgregor
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0094200 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0103295 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
HTTU015719 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202917 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202920 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
TENN-V-0202910 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0103396 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0081514 Knott Kentucky 13 Jul 1984
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
APSC0103397 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Houstonia tenuifolia
HTTU015720 Hamilton Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia tenuifolia
HTTU015722 Hamilton Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia tenuifolia
HTTU015721 Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia tenuifolia
MTSU017963 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Jun 1980 Loni Neight
44
MTSU
Houstonia tenuifolia
N/A Cocke Tennessee Thos H. Kearney
736
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024954 Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
N/A Tennessee A. Ruth
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024958 Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024956 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024959 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
HTTU015718 Tennessee
HTTU
Houstonia tenuifolia
MTSU017930 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Apr 2000 Alex Brown
MTSU
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024961 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024955 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024960 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
UCHT024957 Sevier Tennessee
UCHT
Houstonia tenuifolia
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