Gelsemium sempervirens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyGelsemiaceae
Family (Traditional)Gelsemiaceae
GenusGelsemium
Species:Gelsemium sempervirens Aiton
Common NameEvening Trumpetflower
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: vine - liana; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; 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: Febuary; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: axillary; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S1S2] (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
  • 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
Bignonia sempervirens Bignonia sempervirens L.
Bigonia sempervirens Bigonia sempervirens

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: Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Lake (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Wayne (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MEM, MTSU, UOS, APSC, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0174914 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174911 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174910 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174912 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174913 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174907 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174908 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023230 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023227 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023210 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023226 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023223 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023231 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023229 Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
APSC0099661 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Gelsemium sempervirens
HTTU012855 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Gelsemium sempervirens
MTSU018240 Coffee Tennessee 20 Apr 2003 Sara Loggins
MTSU
Gelsemium sempervirens
MTSU018241 Maury Tennessee 30 Mar 2000 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Gelsemium sempervirens
MTSU018245 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Mar 1993 Lori Sam
MTSU
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT042012 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UTM01457 Wayne Tennessee
UTM
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174981 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174915 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
TENN-V-0174909 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023215 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023225 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023211 Maury Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023224 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT023219 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
MTSU018964 Davidson Tennessee 15 Apr 2006 Rebecca Moss
4
MTSU
Gelsemium sempervirens
UCHT040319 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
UOS03160 Marion Tennessee 31 Aug 2003 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Gelsemium sempervirens
MEM013065 Shelby Tennessee 11 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
72C14.5
MEM
Gelsemium sempervirens
N/A Tennessee A. Ruth
UCHT
Gelsemium sempervirens
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Plant Photos

Gelsemium sempervirens - Dwayne Estes
Gelsemium sempervirens - Dwayne Estes
Gelsemium sempervirens - Milo Pyne
Gelsemium sempervirens - Milo Pyne
Gelsemium sempervirens - Theo Witsell
Gelsemium sempervirens - Theo Witsell