Cuphea viscosissima

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLythraceae
Family (Traditional)Lythraceae
GenusCuphea
SpeciesCuphea viscosissima Jacq.
Common NameBlue waxweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.8
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Cuphea petiolata Cuphea petiolata Pohl ex Koehne
Cuphea viscossima Cuphea viscossima Jacq.
Lythrum petiolatum Lythrum petiolatum
Parsonsia petiolata Parsonsia petiolata Rusby

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: Anderson (KY), Ballard (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Henry (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Nicholas (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Simpson (KY), Spencer (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Warren (KY), Woodford (KY), Bedford (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Trousdale (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1954 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100529393 Garrard Kentucky 01 Oct 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9576
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529278 Calloway Kentucky 15 Sep 1982 Raymond Athey
4691
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529534 Franklin Tennessee 01 Sep 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
3146
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529468 Mercer Kentucky 18 Sep 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11671
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529476 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1241
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529385 Franklin Kentucky 18 Sep 1993 Jill Marple
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529419 Jessamine Kentucky 02 Oct 1965 E.T. Browne Jr.
11582
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529344 Fayette Kentucky 06 Oct 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9603
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529450 McLean Kentucky 22 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5526
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529401 Garrard Kentucky 05 Oct 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
8145
EKY
Cuphea petiolata
31234100529351 Fleming Kentucky 21 Aug 2000 Kim Feeman
1294
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529294 Christian Kentucky 01 Sep 1984 Raymond Athey
5007
EKY
Cuphea petiolata
31234100721511 Garrard Kentucky 22 Aug 2010 W.W. Overbeck
707
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529252 Bell Kentucky 25 Sep 1965 Ellwood J. Carr
1
EKY
Cuphea petiolata
31234100529369 Franklin Kentucky 05 Oct 1985 Steven Rice
FR-824
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100766722 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
182
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529526 Decatur Tennessee 16 Nov 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529518 Davidson Tennessee 25 Jul 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3671
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529443 Madison Kentucky 16 Aug 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-875
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529500 Cheatham Tennessee 07 Aug 1977 Ronald L. Jones
1911
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529328 Edmonson Kentucky 15 Aug 1968 Harold W. Elmore
527
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100853694 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark
22058
EKY
Cuphea petiolata
31234100529286 Carlisle Kentucky 17 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3578
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529484 Warren Kentucky 12 Sep 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6382
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529302 Clark Kentucky 01 Oct 1960 Elizabeth M. Browne
2639
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529492 Woodford Kentucky 16 Aug 1954 Mary Wharton
8690
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529427 Laurel Kentucky 20 Jul 1984 Nancy Bishop
24
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529377 Franklin Kentucky 14 Aug 1984 Steven Rice
FR-773
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529260 Breckinridge Kentucky 25 Jul 2009 Landon McKinney
10,126
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016445 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016449 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016443 Casey Kentucky
BEREA
Cuphea petiolata
BEREA016444 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuphea petiolata
ETSU007425 Carter Tennessee 31 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cuphea petiolata
31973000016043 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
31973000016045 Livingston Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
31973000016042 Nicholas Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
TENN-V-0155244 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155251 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155241 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155242 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155226 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155230 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100766755 Madison Kentucky 19 Sep 2014 Thomas S. McFadden
58
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529310 Clinton Kentucky 09 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1040
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529245 Anderson Kentucky 26 Jul 1978 William S . Bryant
125
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
N/A Pike Kentucky 14 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9264
EKY
Cuphea petiolata
31234100529435 Madison Kentucky 31 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3092
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
31234100529336 Estill Kentucky 18 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3060b
EKY
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016446 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016448 Claiborne Tennessee
BEREA
Cuphea viscosissima
BEREA016447 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Cuphea viscosissima
31973000016046 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
31973000016044 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
31973000016041 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Cuphea petiolata
TENN-V-0155214 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155255 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155217 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155215 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155326 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155213 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155220 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155257 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155245 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155248 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155229 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155212 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155238 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155227 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155232 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155327 Mercer Kentucky
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155218 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155219 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155222 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155262 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155325 Lewis Kentucky
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155233 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155243 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155249 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155250 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155235 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155231 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155263 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155247 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155323 Anderson Kentucky
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155324 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155253 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155225 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155258 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155260 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155252 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155234 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155254 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155228 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155223 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155221 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155256 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155224 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155216 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155246 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
UCHT020470 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Cuphea petiolata
UCHT020471 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155261 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155259 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155240 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155211 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155239 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155236 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0155237 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea viscosissima
UCHT020474 Tennessee
UCHT
Cuphea viscosissima
UCHT020472 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010157 Todd Kentucky 26 Sep 1971 Edward Chester
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081937 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010136 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081943 Logan Kentucky Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010147 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081957 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010153 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0070291 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010154 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081949 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010135 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010162 Estill Kentucky 08 Jul 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0056473 Todd Kentucky 14 Sep 2016 Jessica Wolford
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0065122 Simpson Kentucky 27 Jul 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Cuphea viscossima
APSC0081953 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081946 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010156 Todd Kentucky 24 Jul 1969 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0071788 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010140 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010152 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010151 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010143 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081950 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0102779 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010137 Trigg Kentucky 02 Oct 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081936 Butler Kentucky 22 Aug 1968 Harold W. Elmore
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081939 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081961 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0107731 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081959 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0112701 Meigs Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010138 Trigg Kentucky 03 Sep 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081962 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0027671 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010155 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010144 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081944 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0087030 Clark Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea petiolata
APSC0081938 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010139 Trigg Kentucky 29 Oct 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081955 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010141 Trigg Kentucky 22 Sep 1989 Edward Chester
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010134 Trigg Kentucky 09 Oct 1965 William H. Ellis
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0107480 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010145 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081948 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0117347 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010146 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081951 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0077223 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010158 Christian Kentucky 03 Sep 1994 Sallie Noel
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081956 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010142 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0071432 Pulaski Kentucky 02 Oct 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0096055 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0106313 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0107486 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081960 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0078932 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010148 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0106314 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081954 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0081958 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
APSC0010150 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Cuphea viscosissima
HTTU020743 Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea petiolata
HTTU021786 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
HTTU021788 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
HTTU021787 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
HTTU021789 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
HTTU029247 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
TENN-V-0244443 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuphea petiolata
SWMT02278 Tennessee 29 Aug 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Cuphea petiolata
HTTU021785 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuphea viscosissima
MTSU013262 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Sep 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2354
MTSU
Cuphea petiolata
MTSU013260 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Jul 1994 Terri Hogan
247-94
MTSU
Cuphea viscosissima
UOS03759 Coffee Tennessee 16 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Cuphea viscosissima
UOS03758 Franklin Tennessee 16 Sep 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cuphea viscosissima
UOS03756 Franklin Tennessee 22 Oct 2009 Jon Evans
UOS
Cuphea viscosissima
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