Asarum acuminatum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAristolochiaceae
Family (Traditional)Aristolochiaceae
GenusAsarum
SpeciesAsarum acuminatum (Ashe) E. P. Bicknell
Common NameCanadian wildginger
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Subopposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative
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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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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), Cumberland (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Pickett (TN), Putnam (TN), Stewart (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100850906 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21304
EKY
Asarum acuminatum
31234100850880 Menifee Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22147
EKY
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085720 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085693 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085705 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085686 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085696 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085688 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085687 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085741 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085718 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085692 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
UCHT010498 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Asarum acuminatum
UCHT010495 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085723 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085690 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085725 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085706 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085691 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085724 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085722 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085721 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085719 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085695 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085685 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
TENN-V-0085694 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asarum acuminatum
UCHT010497 Tennessee
UCHT
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028507 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028506 Cumberland Kentucky 11 Apr 2010 Kim Norton
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028462 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0079147 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0040772 Hamblen Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028524 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028518 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0078722 Anderson Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0032031 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028461 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028481 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028465 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028530 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028460 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028509 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0079148 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028523 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028464 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0079136 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0078721 Anderson Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0065187 Pickett Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028517 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028463 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0086803 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0076491 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0079135 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028475 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028531 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0056023 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0028468 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0082768 White Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
HTTU008570 Tennessee
HTTU
Asarum acuminatum
APSC0082765 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Asarum acuminatum
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