Decodon verticillatus

Family:LYTHRACEAE
Species:Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
Common Name:Swamp Loosestrife; Water Oleander; Willow Herb
Habitat:Margins of standing water.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Shrub
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyLYTHRACEAE - Loosestrife family
Genus Decodon
Species Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott - Swamp Loosestrife; Water Oleander; Willow Herb

Citation

Citation DECODON VERTICILLATUS (Linnaeus) Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 544. 1821.
Basionym: Lythrum verticillatum Linnaeus 1753.
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 626.6). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis, Order out of Chaos 650. 2007.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Decodon aquaticus Decodon aquaticus J. F. Gmelin, Syst. Nat. 2: 677. 1791. SOUTH CAROLINA
Decodon verticillatus var. pubescens Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott, var. pubescens Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 483. 1840, nom. inadmiss. Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott 1824; Lythrum verticillatum Linnaeus 1753.  
Lythrum verticillatum Lythrum verticillatum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 446. 1753. VIRGINIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 626.6). Lectotypified by Reveal, in C. E. Jarvis, Order out of Chaos 650. 2007.
Nesaea verticillata Nesaea verticillata (Linnaeus) Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 191. 1824.Lythrum verticillatum Linnaeus 1753. 
Decodon verticillatus var. laevigatus Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott, var. laevigatus Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 483. 1840.  

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, Covington, Crenshaw, Houston, Limestone, Macon, Madison, Mobile, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Sumter

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1875 - 2006

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00065696 Butler 19 Aug 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16813
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
TROY000040256 Autauga 03 Sep 2012 Brian R. Keener
7487
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
AUA_ACC052598 Crenshaw 31 AUG 1993 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8756
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
AUA_ACC003550 Sumter 25 AUG 1924 ANONYMOUS
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
AUA_ACC051005 Covington 17 AUG 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8395
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
UNA00019036 s.d. Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
UWAL0043013 Baldwin 15 Jul 2002 Larsen, H.S.
1017
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Elliott
UWAL0016366 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25369
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UWAL0039759 Houston 04 Aug 2016 Diamond, Alvin R.
27592
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
SAMF0002724 Autauga 03 Sep 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7487
SAMF
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UWAL0013812 Bullock 14 Sep 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1280
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
JSU130576 Calhoun 17 Aug 1986 C. L. Lawler
943
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019038 Bibb 15 Aug 1875 Eugene A. Smith
s.n.
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
AUA_ACC023139 Macon 21 JUL 1971 BRUGH, JR., THOMAS H.
81
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
UWAL0018106 Limestone 30 Aug 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8579
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
TROY000006868 Butler 19 Aug 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16813
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
JSU130574 Calhoun 30 Jul 1986 C. L. Lawler
884
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
USAM000008348 Mobile 21 Oct 1978 Michael G. LeLong
10609
USAM
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019034 Limestone 01 Aug 1978 L. J. Davenport
715
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
UWAL0011978 Autauga 03 Sep 2012 Keener, Brian R.
7487
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UWFP012571 Baldwin 04 Sep 1984 James R. Burkhalter
273
UWFP
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
TROY000044323 Houston 04 Aug 2016 Alvin R. Diamond
27592
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
TROY000040692 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25369
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
JSU130573 Calhoun 17 Aug 1986 C. L. Lawler
981
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019033 Autauga 06 Aug 1978 John H. Wiersema
423
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
AUA_ACC051966 Pike 11 AUG 1993 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8738
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
TROY000006869 Pike 10 Aug 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13531
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
AUA_ACC057548 Houston 3 AUG 1991 MACDONALD, JOHN R.
2992
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
JSU130575 Calhoun 30 Jul 1986 C. L. Lawler
884
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019032 Bibb 25 Sep 1977 L. J. Davenport
189
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
UWAL0031720 Crenshaw 17 Sep 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26847
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UWFP012572 Baldwin 07 Nov 1980 James R. Burkhalter
7404
UWFP
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019031 Russell 26 Sep 1976 Robert R. Haynes
6029
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
UWAL0019355 Limestone 24 Aug 1991 Kral, R.
79618
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
UWAL0012477 Montgomery 18 Sep 2012 Spaulding, Dan
13496
UWAL
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00059242 Pike 10 Aug 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13531
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell.
JSU130577 Limestone 3 Aug 1996 R. D. Whetstone
18322
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
USAM000008349 Baldwin 19 Sep 1976 Michael G. LeLong
9500
USAM
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019035 Madison 01 Sep 1979 Russell A. Meigs
230
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell. var. laevigatus Torr. & Gray
AUA_ACC005402 Montgomery 8 AUG 1954 KELLY, H. D.
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
AUA_ACC041688 Macon 7 AUG 1973 FRENCH, TOM W.
376
AUA
DECODON VERTICILLATUS (L.) ELL.
JSU130578 Madison 15 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6979
JSU
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
TROY000042805 Crenshaw 17 Sep 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26847
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
TROY000036722 Bullock 14 Sep 2012 Bailee Dykes
1280
TROY
Decodon verticillatus (Linnaeus) Elliott
UNA00019037 Calhoun 21 Jun 1980 Russell A. Meigs
863
UNA
Decodon verticillatus (L.) Ell. var. laevigatus Torr. & Gray
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