|Guyandotte beauty, Gyandotte beauty, hairy synandra, Wyandotte beauty|
The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
The Holden Arboretum
The conservation of Synandra hispidula is fully sponsored.
Lindsey Parsons contributed to this Plant Profile.
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
- North Carolina
- West Virginia
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)
|Three populations are known from Illinois, all of them in the Shawnee National Forest. (Herkert and Ebinger 2002)|
Conservation, Ecology & Research
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.