Cuscuta pentagona

ClassificationDicots
FamilyConvolvulaceae
Family (Traditional)Convolvulaceae
GenusCuscuta
SpeciesCuscuta pentagona Engelm.
Common NameAmerikanische Seide, fiveangled dodder
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesHabit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Scale-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.3
C value 5
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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
Cuscuta arvensis Cuscuta arvensis Bey. ex Engelm.
Grammica pentagona Grammica pentagona (Engelm.) W.A. Weber

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), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Edmonson (KY), Garrard (KY), Henry (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Johnson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Maury (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Union (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100390424 Henry Kentucky 10 Aug 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
675
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100858065 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
22016
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390622 Caldwell Kentucky 24 Sep 1968 Raymond Athey
484
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390309 Montgomery Kentucky 17 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1378
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390416 Henry Kentucky 19 Jul 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
502
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390432 Henry Kentucky 29 Jun 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
382
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390390 Madison Kentucky 28 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-480
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390499 Montgomery Kentucky 21 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
980
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100726171 Garrard Kentucky 17 Aug 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1379
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012244 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012256 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012243 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012251 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012252 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012249 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390481 Montgomery Kentucky 26 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1133
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390473 Montgomery Kentucky 13 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
666
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390440 Clinton Kentucky 04 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-899
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390408 Henry Kentucky 08 Sep 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
779
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390507 Bath Kentucky 22 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
992
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
31234100390382 Cheatham Tennessee 07 Aug 1977 Ronald L. Jones
1903
EKY
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012248 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012247 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012253 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012264 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012254 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012250 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012263 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012261 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012255 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012260 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012242 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012257 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
ETSU008288 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005750 Johnson Kentucky 21 Jul 1973 Keil, David
3932
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005732 Campbell Kentucky 19 Sep 1982 Thieret, John
53934
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005735 Campbell Kentucky 31 Jul 1982 Buddell, George
652
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005734 Kenton Kentucky 29 Jul 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
205
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005748 Lewis Kentucky 06 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53616
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005751 Jackson Kentucky 05 Aug 1995 Thompson, Ralph
R-245
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178947 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178942 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178945 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178940 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012258 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012259 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012245 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
BEREA012246 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005749 Jackson Kentucky 26 Sep 1996 Thompson, Ralph
R-609
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
31973000005746 Jackson Kentucky 26 Sep 1996 Thompson, Ralph
R-609
KNK
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178950 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178948 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178943 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0179030 Henry Kentucky
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178946 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178941 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178939 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0078457 Jefferson Kentucky 03 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087782 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178944 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
TENN-V-0178949 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0102701 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087885 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087783 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087785 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087613 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0069152 Wayne Kentucky 02 Oct 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087788 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087872 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087781 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087784 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0073552 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0071460 Jefferson Kentucky 26 Aug 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0052272 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087611 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087871 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0018539 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0069204 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0073656 Jefferson Kentucky 21 Sep 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0089067 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087780 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087787 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087789 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087884 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU014186 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU027462 Macon Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU027463 Macon Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU006862 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
UCHT036570 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
UCHT034087 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087870 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087790 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087786 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0050030 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0085376 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
APSC0087612 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU006859 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU006861 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU006863 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
HTTU006860 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cuscuta pentagona
UCHT036569 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
N/A Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
N/A Tennessee Aug 98 A. Gattinger
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
N/A Cocke Tennessee 31 Aug 1897 Thos. H. Kearney, Jr.
843
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
UOS02324 Franklin Tennessee 18 Oct 2009 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cuscuta pentagona
UOS02325 Franklin Tennessee 11 Sep 1999 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cuscuta pentagona
N/A Rutherford Tennessee 14 Jul 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Cuscuta pentagona
UOS02323 Franklin Tennessee 12 Sep 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cuscuta pentagona
BRIT233407 Union Tennessee 14 Oct 1998 V. E. McNeilus
98-1054
VDB
Cuscuta pentagona
BRIT233408 Davidson Tennessee 09 Aug 1931 C. P. Freeman
8919
VDB
Cuscuta pentagona
BRIT233406 Williamson Tennessee 30 Jun 1987 Lisa Kelly
819
VDB
Cuscuta pentagona
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