Proserpinaca palustris

Family:HALORAGACEAE
Species:Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
Common Name:Marsh Mermaidweed
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:PRPA3
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyHALORAGACEAE - Water-Milfoil family
Genus Proserpinaca
Species Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus - Marsh Mermaidweed

Citation

Citation PROSERPINACA PALUSTRIS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 88. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 107.1). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 79. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Proserpinaca intermedia Proserpinaca intermedia Mackenzie, Torreya 10: 250. 1910. NEW JERSEY: Ocean Co.: Half-way between Barnegat Pier and Island Heights Junction, Sep 1907, Mackenzie 2890 (holotype: NY).
Proserpinaca palustris var. latifolia Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus, var. latifolia Schindler, in Engler, Pflanzenr. 4(Heft 23): 76. 1905.  
Proserpinaca amblyogona Proserpinaca amblyogona (Fernald) Small, Man. S.E. Fl. 954, 1506. 1933.Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus, var. amblyogona Fernald 1909. 
Proserpinaca palustris var. amblyogona Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus, var. amblyogona Fernald, Rhodora 11: 120. 1909. INDIANA: Lake Co.: Roby, 18 Jul 1906, Lansing 2569 (holotype: GH).
Proserpinaca palustris var. crebra Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus, var. crebra Fernald & Griscom, Rhodora 37: 177. 1935. NEW HAMPSHIRE: Rockingham Co.: Hampton, 31 Aug 1902, Williams s.n. (holotype: GH).
Proserpinaca platycarpa Proserpinaca platycarpa Small, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 3: 432. 1905. FLORIDA: Miami-Dade Co.: Near Camp Jackson, 25 Mar 1904, Britton 239 (holotype: NY).
Trixis palustris Trixis palustris (Linnaeus) Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 115. 1788.Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus 1753. 

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Choctaw, Clarke, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Geneva, Hale, Houston, Jackson, Lauderdale, Limestone, Macon, Madison, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1896 - 1995

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000031694 Montgomery 11 Jun 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21385
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_57523 Mobile 15 Aug 1973 Kral, Robert
51337
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00018917 Geneva 15 Jun 1979 Wiersema, John H.
930
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris
TROY000006201 Butler 08 Jul 2006 Diamond, Alvin R.
16651
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00056693 Bibb 25 Apr 1995 Birk, Michelle
698
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UNA00018929 Mobile 16 May 1965 Deramus, Rebecca
D 478
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125477 Etowah 21 May 1995 Spaulding, Daniel D.
8186
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018938 Clarke 02 Jun 1978 Haynes, Robert R.
6565
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000020362 Jackson 25 Oct 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12055
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus var. crebra Fernald & Grisc.
UNA00018940 Mobile 29 Apr 1967 Smith, Jerry
68
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0049520 Lauderdale 20 Apr 2020 Webb, David H.
8898
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000042706 Houston 13 Aug 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26729
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0001708 Montgomery 11 Jun 2010 Diamond, Alvin R.
21385
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000028487 Sumter 29 Jul 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4705
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00049426 Bibb 25 Apr 1995 Birk, Michelle
189
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UNA00018919 Mobile 16 May 1965 Deramus, Rebecca
D478
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris
JSU125480 Jackson 21 Sep 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10073
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
USAM000007230 Mobile 27 May 1978 LeLong, Michel G.
10192
USAM
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018916 Elmore 09 Aug 1980 McDaniel, Sidney
24319
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000048423 Calhoun 19 Oct 2009 Spaulding, Daniel D.
13213
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018930 Mobile 29 Apr 1967 Smith, Jerry
s.n.
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0050276 Colbert 05 Jul 2019 Webb, David H.
8699
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_40563 Clarke 13 Jul 1969 Kral, Robert
35488
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00018937 Bibb 21 Aug 1978 Wiersema, John H.
475
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0018476 Houston 15 Jul 1992 Kral, Robert
81151
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
USAM000007231 Baldwin 13 Dec 1978 LeLong, Michel G.
10706
USAM
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018936 Conecuh 08 Aug 1979 Haynes, Robert R.
7559
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_61149 Choctaw 7 Jun 1994 Crouch, Virginia E.
1012
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00051056 Bibb 26 Jul 1995 Birk, Michelle
317
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125479 Jackson 26 May 1999 Brodeur, Kristin R.
1912
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018920 Crenshaw 13 Jul 1978 Haynes, Robert R.
6736
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris
UWAL0046820 Jackson 02 Jun 2004 Webb, David H.
6433
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_49977 Crenshaw 24 Jul 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5294
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L. Var. Palustris
UWAL0053019 Covington 05 Apr 2021 Davenport, L.J.
6834
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_51775 Pike 26 Aug 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
6302
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00069338 Sumter 29 Jul 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4705
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000006889 Butler 30 Jun 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17757
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
USAM000007229 Baldwin 12 Sep 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11466
USAM
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0011339 Conecuh 28 Jun 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6552
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00050845 Hale 01 Jul 1994 Birk, Michelle
48
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
ALNHS00000287 Mobile 04 Jun 1998 Crow, D.G.
s.n.
ALNHS
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris
UWAL0035646 Mobile 24 May 2014 Horne, Howard E.
2557
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_2867 Macon 28 Jul 1962 Gramlich, Jim
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UWAL0018583 Elmore 30 Jun 1991 Kral, Robert
79313
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000006203 Coffee 17 Sep 1999 Martin, Brian H.
229
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018934 Limestone 09 Jul 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
978
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_52903 Conecuh 27 Jun 1993 Diamond, Alvin R.
8700
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00018912 Mobile 13 Jun 1896 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. palustris
TROY000036514 Bullock 02 Nov 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1438
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
USAM000007232 Baldwin 12 Sep 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11466
USAM
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0006103 Sumter 29 Jul 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4705
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125475 Calhoun 19 Oct 1996 Ballard, J. Mark
7029
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00051071 Bibb 25 Jul 1995 Birk, Michelle
311
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UNA00018933 Dallas 31 May 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
740
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0011966 Monroe 19 Sep 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7549
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0006104 Sumter 15 Jun 1982 Long, Jackie
8
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
AUA_ACC_54489 Pike 21 Oct 1994 Diamond, Alvin R.
9438
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
ALNHS00003733 Houston 16 Jun 2015 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#1787
ALNHS
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. creba Fern. & Grisc.
TROY000006845 Coffee 25 Jul 2000 Martin, Brian H.
796
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0009984 Calhoun 19 Oct 2009 Spaulding, Daniel D.
13213
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. crebra Fern. & Grisc.
JSU125478 Etowah 28 May 1995 Hodge, Lesley M.
4263
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_30569 Geneva 23 Oct 1977 Elliott, L.F.
573
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00050844 Bibb 12 Aug 1994 Birk, Michelle
130
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UNA00018914 Baldwin 22 Oct 1969 Kral, Robert
38211
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000006202 Butler 22 Jul 2006 Diamond, Alvin R.
16731
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
JSU125481 Jackson 28 Apr 1994 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00063062 Jackson 25 Oct 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12055
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. crebra Fern. & Grisc.
AUA_ACC_46279 Conecuh 1 Aug 1987 Diamond, Alvin R.
3457
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UWAL0032107 Houston 13 Aug 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26729
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_57531 St. Clair 13 Jul 1972 Kral, Robert
47675
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
UNA00018918 Houston 15 Jun 1979 Wiersema, John H.
913
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L. var. amblyogona Fern.
UNA00018939 Coffee 15 Jun 1979 Davenport, Lawrence J.
1197
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125484 Talladega 8 Jul 1995 Ballard, J. Mark
5496
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018923 Clarke 13 Jul 1969 Kral, Robert
35488
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0046748 Autauga 05 Oct 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1314
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00050999 Perry 18 May 1994 Birk, Michelle
3
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125476 Baldwin 22 Oct 1969 Kral, Robert
38311
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018931 Jackson 05 Jul 1980 Haynes, Robert R.
8028
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125483 Talladega 9 Apr 1981 Whetstone, R. David
10695
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0049628 Colbert 05 Jul 2019 Webb, David H.
8699
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0014709 Bullock 02 Nov 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1438
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
TROY000048986 Autauga 05 Oct 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1314
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UWAL0049745 Colbert 18 Mar 2019 Webb, David H.
8634
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
JSU125482 Shelby 20 Jul 1993 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_63933 Jackson 25 Oct 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12055
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L. Var. Cebra Fern. & Grisc.
UNA00050832 Perry 02 Aug 1995 Birk, Michelle
347
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UNA00018935 Tuscaloosa 09 Sep 1977 Wiersema, John H.
296
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
UWAL0043541 Baldwin 10 May 2006 Larsen, Harry S.
1519
UWAL
Proserpinaca palustris L.
TROY000040757 Conecuh 28 Jun 2011 Keener, Brian R.
6552
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
SAMF0007364 Covington 05 Apr 2021 Davenport, L.J.
6834
SAMF
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_65840 Crenshaw 12 Jul 2006 Diamond, Alvin R.
16682
AUA
Proserpinaca Palustris L.
TROY000006204 Crenshaw 12 Jul 2006 Diamond, Alvin R.
16682
TROY
Proserpinaca palustris Linnaeus
UNA00018932 Madison 11 Jul 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
1012
UNA
Proserpinaca palustris L.
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