Silphium perfoliatum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSilphium
SpeciesSilphium perfoliatum L.
Common NameBecherpflanze, Cup plant, KompaƟpflanze
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 4.3
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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

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: Allen (KY), Anderson (KY), Ballard (KY), Bracken (KY), Butler (KY), Carlisle (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Gallatin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Woodford (KY), Bedford (TN), Cannon (TN), Cheatham (TN), DeKalb (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardin (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lewis (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100288297 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6806
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100757358 Jefferson Kentucky 24 Aug 2005 Patricia D. Haragan
817
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100288289 Anderson Kentucky 26 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
490
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100420965 Gallatin Kentucky 30 Jul 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4725
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100288305 Madison Kentucky 31 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3126
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100708815 Ballard Kentucky 07 Aug 1977 Raymond Athey
3780
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100730249 Trigg Kentucky 05 Aug 1965 William H. Ellis
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100757333 Butler Kentucky 16 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4559
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
BEREA008983 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Silphium perfoliatum
BEREA008986 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Silphium perfoliatum
31973000005870 Pendleton Kentucky 22 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
1293
KNK
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226948 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226945 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226951 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100288313 Mercer Kentucky 18 Sep 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11635
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100708856 Ballard Kentucky 07 Aug 1977 Raymond Athey
3780
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100757341 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1956 Mary E. Wharton
10266b
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100288370 Hardin Tennessee 09 Sep 1979 Brian Boom
532
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
31234100288321 Woodford Kentucky 14 Aug 1954 Mary Wharton
8658
EKY
Silphium perfoliatum
BEREA008985 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Silphium perfoliatum
BEREA008984 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Silphium perfoliatum
BEREA008987 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Silphium perfoliatum
31973000005869 Bracken Kentucky 27 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
2283
KNK
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226952 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226962 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226950 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226963 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226953 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226942 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226955 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226959 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226956 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226960 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226967 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0227144 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226944 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226940 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226943 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226954 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226965 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226958 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226946 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023635 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0066444 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226964 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226957 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226947 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226961 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226941 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226949 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
TENN-V-0226966 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0091618 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023645 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023641 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119771 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023649 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Jul 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023628 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023630 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119772 Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023644 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023636 Montgomery Tennessee 21 Sep 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0101883 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0051450 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023642 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0101884 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0080683 Allen Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023640 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023631 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0079012 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0112648 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023638 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023646 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0112647 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0066445 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119765 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0051561 Gallatin Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0113150 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023637 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119818 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023648 Montgomery Tennessee 12 Aug 1973 Edward Chester
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119768 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119767 Fayette Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0058495 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0066446 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
HTTU003906 Kentucky
HTTU
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100236 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100226 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100231 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100239 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0058501 Edmonson Kentucky 16 Jul 1970 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0094610 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0023639 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
APSC0119766 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Silphium perfoliatum
UCHT037905 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Silphium perfoliatum
N/A Cheatham Tennessee 19 Aug 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100240 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100227 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100235 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100243 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100230 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100228 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT97776 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100238 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT67442 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100277 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100225 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100232 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT67441 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100234 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100223 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT67443 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100245 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100278 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100224 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100244 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100237 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100281 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100282 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100276 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100242 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100233 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT97777 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100229 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100241 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT97778 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100280 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100279 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
BRIT100283 Tennessee
VDB
Silphium perfoliatum
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