Galax urceolata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyDiapensiaceae
Family (Traditional)Diapensiaceae
GenusGalax
SpeciesGalax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt
Common Namebeetleweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Evergreen; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Palmate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Cordate;Orbicular;Reniform; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Obtuse;Rounded; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Cordate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Denticulate; Stipules: Exstipulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.6
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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

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), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Pike (KY), Whitley (KY), Blount (TN), Polk (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BOON, EKY, KNK, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100396256 McCreary Kentucky 07 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9068
EKY
Galax urceolata
31234100396231 Bell Kentucky 01 May 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
742
EKY
Galax urceolata
31973000011947 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Galax urceolata
31973000011945 Bell Kentucky
KNK
Galax urceolata
015494 Blount Tennessee
BOON
Galax urceolata
APSC0087724 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087540 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087536 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087539 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087810 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0088645 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087818 Harlan Kentucky 12 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0086394 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087809 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
31234100396249 Harlan Kentucky 07 May 2004 Amy V. McIntosh
141
EKY
Galax urceolata
31973000011944 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Galax urceolata
UCHT022703 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Galax urceolata
APSC0093712 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0083461 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087538 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0015880 Blount Tennessee
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0077375 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
APSC0087537 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Galax urceolata
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Plant Photos

Galax urceolata - Ashley B. Morris
Galax urceolata - Ashley B. Morris
Galax urceolata - Ashley B. Morris
Galax urceolata - Ashley B. Morris
Galax urceolata - Dwayne Estes
Galax urceolata - Dwayne Estes
Galax urceolata - Joey Shaw
Galax urceolata - Joey Shaw
Galax urceolata - Milo Pyne
Galax urceolata - Milo Pyne
Galax urceolata - Milo Pyne
Galax urceolata - Milo Pyne
Galax urceolata - Tara Littlefield
Galax urceolata - Tara Littlefield
Galax urceolata - Tara Littlefield
Galax urceolata - Tara Littlefield