Agave virginica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyAsparagaceae
Family (Traditional)Asparagaceae
GenusAgave
SpeciesAgave virginica L.
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Agave virginica Agave virginica L.
Manfreda virginica Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose

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.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Barren (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Henry (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Meade (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Oldham (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Simpson (KY), Taylor (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, UTM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100034840 Muhlenberg Kentucky 11 Jul 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
7781
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034758 Clinton Kentucky 10 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-506
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034766 Cumberland Kentucky 21 Sep 1997 James B. Beck
267
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034865 Taylor Kentucky 27 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1336
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034857 Pulaski Kentucky 21 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K7.1
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034790 Jessamine Kentucky 07 Oct 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034774 Grayson Kentucky 11 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4518
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034873 Todd Kentucky 30 Jun 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5670
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034824 Marion Kentucky 03 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4768
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034816 Madison Kentucky 26 Jul 1993 T. J. Weckman
426
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034808 Logan Kentucky 23 Jun 1988 George Johnson
4087
EKY
Manfreda virginica
BEREA001247 Calloway Kentucky 02 Jul 1998 Ralph L. Thompson
98-344
BEREA
Agave virginica
MDKY00002050 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034881 Warren Kentucky 09 Nov 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4418
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034832 Metcalfe Kentucky 15 Jul 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4540
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034733 Anderson Kentucky 13 Aug 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9406
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100743960 McCreary Kentucky 24 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E15.1
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034725 Anderson Kentucky 13 Aug 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9406
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034782 Hart Kentucky 30 Apr 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1393
EKY
Manfreda virginica
31234100034741 Barren Kentucky 31 Aug 1993 Charlie
164
EKY
Manfreda virginica
BEREA001249 Warren Kentucky 29 Jul 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2313
BEREA
Agave virginica
BEREA001248 Monroe Kentucky 15 Jul 2008 Ralph L. Thompson, Ronald L. Jones
08-743
BEREA
Agave virginica
MDKY00002048 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Agave virginica
MDKY00002051 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Manfreda virginica
MDKY00002049 Pulaski Kentucky
MDKY
Agave virginica
TENN-V-0071453 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071459 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071425 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071460 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071457 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071468 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071489 Metcalfe Kentucky
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071450 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071409 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071444 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071434 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071449 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071438 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0210074 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071411 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071458 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071407 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071429 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071465 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071431 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071490 Muhlenberg Kentucky
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071491 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0210076 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071418 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071454 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071455 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071470 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071469 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071463 Union Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071417 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071440 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071420 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071414 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071422 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0210075 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071426 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071456 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071447 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071412 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071435 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071462 Union Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0240890 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071452 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071448 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071467 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071404 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071436 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071401 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071423 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071443 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071461 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071415 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071424 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071433 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071451 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071408 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071400 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071466 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071445 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071413 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071406 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071446 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071398 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071432 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071410 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071405 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071419 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071421 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071441 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071427 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071442 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071437 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071402 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008094 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008101 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008108 Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008098 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071416 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071399 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071439 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071464 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071403 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071430 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Manfreda virginica
TENN-V-0071492 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008106 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008102 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008104 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008105 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008100 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008107 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008096 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008103 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
005641 Wilson Tennessee 25 Jun 2011
BOON
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046534 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070667 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046536 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046533 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046538 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0086782 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0072055 Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046550 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074514 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0064308 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0071456 Lincoln Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070666 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046543 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074517 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
UCHT008095 Meigs Tennessee
UCHT
Manfreda virginica
BEREA024800 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Manfreda virginica
BEREA024679 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Manfreda virginica
APSC0044826 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046553 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074511 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046539 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0045249 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068466 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068470 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0076430 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0107537 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046551 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070661 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074515 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068476 Simpson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068475 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070665 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0064309 Marshall Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068469 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0104819 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0072376 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070669 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046554 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074512 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068467 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046556 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046537 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046535 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068465 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074519 Robertson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0069028 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0077426 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068472 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074518 Christian Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068468 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068473 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0076892 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0063411 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070662 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074510 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0088628 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074513 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046555 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070668 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068474 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046548 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046552 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046540 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046549 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070663 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068471 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0070664 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
HTTU002085 Tennessee
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002082 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002086 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002084 Sumner Tennessee
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002080 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU008583 Tennessee
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002088 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
MTSU003109 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Jul 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046547 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0074516 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0046545 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Manfreda virginica
APSC0068464 Butler Kentucky
APSC
Manfreda virginica
HTTU002079 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU008584 White Tennessee
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002083 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Manfreda virginica
HTTU002087 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Agave virginica
HTTU002081 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Agave virginica
MTSU003078 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Jul 1983 Jay Beel
49
MTSU
Agave virginica
MTSU003077 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Jul 1984 R. J. Beel
30
MTSU
Agave virginica
UOS06459 Franklin Tennessee 12 Jul 1963 Ross C. Clark
UOS
Manfreda virginica
UOS06457 Franklin Tennessee 20 Aug 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Manfreda virginica
UOS06458 Franklin Tennessee 05 Jul 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Manfreda virginica
UOS06460 Van Buren Tennessee 16 Jul 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Manfreda virginica
UOS06461 Coffee Tennessee 06 Aug 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Manfreda virginica
UTM00250 Dickson Tennessee
UTM
Manfreda virginica
BRIT56675 Crittenden Kentucky 10 Jul 1974 Raymond Athey
2862
VDB
Agave virginica
BRIT56676 Warren Kentucky 26 Jul 1980 George Johnson
1372
VDB
Agave virginica
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