Creeping Foamflower Tiarella stolonifera G. L. Nesom    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Rosales   >   Family Saxifragaceae   >   Genus Tiarella   

Status:

A newly described species (Nesom 2021, Phytoneuron) separated from Tiarella cordifolia. The status and distribution of this species in Maryland is under investigation. If photographing specimens of Tiarella, please look for and photograph stolons.

Description:

Unlike Tiarella cordifolia, this species produces stolons - leafy horizontal stems. It also usually lacks bracts along the flowering stalks.

Where to find:

The distribution of this species remains ambiguous. Nesom (2021) reported it from western Maryland and there are confirmed populations in Garrett County.

There are 30 records in the project database.

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Creeping Foamflower in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Creeping Foamflower in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Creeping Foamflower in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Creeping Foamflower in Garrett Co., Maryland (Date obscured). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)


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