Blephilia subnuda

Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
Species:Blephilia subnuda Simmers & Kral
Common NameCumberland Pagoda Plant
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Type: Nutlet; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; G1G2 (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


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: Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: VDB, HTTU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 1983

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
HTTU034689 Putnam Tennessee
Blephilia subnuda
BRIT126556 Putnam Tennessee 15 Jul 1983 R. W. Simmers
Blephilia subnuda
HTTU032492 Putnam Tennessee
Blephilia subnuda
HTTU035694 Putnam Tennessee
Blephilia subnuda
HTTU035695 Putnam Tennessee
Blephilia subnuda
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Plant Photos

Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming
Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming
Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming
Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming
Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming
Blephilia subnuda - Sunny Fleming