CPC National Collection Plant Profile

Synandra hispidula

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Brian Parsons

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CPC National Collection Plant Profile

Synandra hispidula


Family: 
Lamiaceae  
Common Names: 
Guyandotte beauty, Gyandotte beauty, hairy synandra, Wyandotte beauty
Author: 
(Michx.) Baill.
Growth Habit: 
Forb/herb
CPC Number: 
4174

Distribution
Protection
Conservation
References


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Synandra hispidula


This perennial's leaves are arranged opposite each other, and are simple and serrate. The flowers are large, showy, and yellow and white, and make their appearance during the months of April to June. (Massey 1983)

Very little is known about this plant.

Distribution & Occurrence

State Range
  Alabama
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
North Carolina
Ohio
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia
State Range of  Synandra hispidula
Habitat
  Likes rich, mesic, shaded to semi-shaded forested slopes. Found in floodplains, stream terraces, roadsides, forests, and in upland forest. Prefers moist soil, and is found in stream banks. (Massey 1983)

Distribution
  Historically in Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, and Illinois.

Number Left
  Three populations are known from Illinois, all of them in the Shawnee National Forest. (Herkert and Ebinger 2002)

Protection

Global Rank:  
G4
 
12/14/1988
Guide to Global Ranks
Federal Status:  
RT
 
11/28/1983
Guide to Federal Status
Recovery Plan:  
No
 

State/Area Protection
  State/Area Rank Status Date  
  Alabama S1 12/11/1990  
  Great Smokies P1 9/14/1990  
  Illinois S1 LE 8/9/1989  
  Indiana S3 WL 8/29/1990  
  Kentucky S3 N 10/10/1990  
  North Carolina SH C 8/2/1991  
  Ohio S3 T 8/28/1984  
  Tennessee S2 T 8/11/1986  
  Virginia S2 RSC 8/19/1991  
  West Virginia S2 R 4/2/1984  

Conservation, Ecology & Research

Ecological Relationships
  Unknown.

Threats
  Opening of canopy by logging

Current Research Summary
  None known.

Current Management Summary
  None known.

Research Management Needs
 

Ex Situ Needs
 

References

Books (Single Authors)

Herkert, J.; Ebinger, J.E. 2002. Endangered and threatened species of Illinois: Status and distribution. Springfield, IL: Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board. 161p.

Massey, J.R.; Otte, D.K.S.; Atkinson, T.A.; Whetstone, R.D. 1983. An Atlas and Illustrated Guide to the Threatened and Endangered Vascular Plants of the Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. Asheville, NC: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 218p.

Books (Sections)

Kartesz, J.T. 1999. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the U.S., Canada, and Greenland. In: Kartesz, J.T.; Meacham, C.A., editors. Synthesis of the North American Flora, Version 1.0. North Carolina Botanical Garden. Chapel Hill, NC.

Weller, S.G. 1994. The relationship of rarity to plant reproductive biology. In: Bowles, M.L.; Whelan, C., editors. Recovery and Restoration of Endangered Species. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. p 90-117.

Journal Articles

Baskin, J.M.; Bryan, H.D.; Baskin, C.C. 1986. Ecological life cycle of Synandra-hispidula in northcentral Kentucky USA. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 113, 2: 168-172.

Cantino, P.D. 1985. Facultative autogamy in Synandra-hispidula labiatae. Castanea. 50, 2: 105-111.

Clements, R.K.; Wofford, B.E. 1991. The vascular flora of Wolf Cove Franklin County Tennessee. Castanea. 56, 4: 268-286.

Moran, G.F. 1986. A Demographic and Phenological Study of Synandra hispidula (Labiatae) - A Threatened Ohio Species. Ohio Journal of Science. 86, 2: 5-5.

Ogle, D.W. 1980. An unusual locality for rare plants in southwestern Virginia USA. Castanea. 45, 4: 243-247.

Ruch, D.G.; Torke, B.G.; Reidy, C.R.; Badger, K.S.; Rothrock, P.E. 2002. The flora and vegetational communities of Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area, Henry County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 111: 147-176.

Spooner, D.M.; Cusick, A.W.; Andreas, B.; Anderson, D. 1983. Notes on Ohio USA vascular plants previously considered for listing as federally endangered or threatened species. Castanea. 48, 4: 250-258.


  This profile was updated on 3/4/2010
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