Pueraria montana var. lobata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusPueraria
SpeciesPueraria montana (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Pradeep var. lobata
Common NameAka, Japanese Arrowroot, Kopou-Bohne, kudzu, Kudzu Bean, Kudzu Hemp, Kudzu Vine, Kudzu-Bohne, Opornik Latkowaty, Pueraria, Pueraria Lopastnaya, Pueraria Volosistaya, Tykly Pueraria
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant NotesTN-IPPC Rank: Established Threat
Habit: vine - liana; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNRTNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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
Dolichos lobatus Dolichos lobatus Willd.
Pueraria hirsuta Pueraria hirsuta C.K.Schneid.
Pueraria lobata Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi
Pueraria lobata subsp. lobata Pueraria lobata subsp. lobata
Pueraria lobata var. thomsonii Pueraria lobata var. thomsonii
Pueraria thunbergiana Pueraria thunbergiana Benth.
Pueraria triloba Pueraria triloba

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: Barren (KY), Calloway (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fulton (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), Letcher (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Menifee (KY), Owsley (KY), Perry (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Claiborne (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100444577 Harlan Kentucky 26 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
526
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444650 Marion Kentucky 12 Oct 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4459
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444700 Pike Kentucky 09 Jun 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
8619
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444601 Laurel Kentucky 30 Aug 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-30
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444734 Rockcastle Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Susan Wind
203
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444494 Calloway Kentucky 11 Jul 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5900
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444635 Letcher Kentucky 25 May 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
774
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444627 Leslie Kentucky 08 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10178
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444528 Clinton Kentucky 04 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1857
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444478 Barren Kentucky 11 May 1979 George P. Johnson
629
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444668 Menifee Kentucky 04 Aug 1989 Carol Hanley
47
EKY
Pueraria lobata
BEREA014558 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Pueraria lobata
BEREA014561 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Pueraria lobata
BEREA014557 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Pueraria lobata
31234100444585 Jackson Kentucky 01 Jul 1992 Joe Abner
92-69
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444569 Hardin Kentucky 25 Jun 1980 Ray Cranfill
5244
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444742 Carroll Tennessee 05 Sep 1970 Betty Ann Thompson
73
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444593 Knox Kentucky 00 November 1964 Ellwood J. Carr
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100783024 Knox Kentucky
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444726 Rockcastle Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 D. Collinsworth
157
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444544 Estill Kentucky 19 May 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10335
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444536 Cumberland Kentucky 05 Oct 1997 Ross C. Clark
23812
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444643 Madison Kentucky 25 Sep 1983 Ronald L. Jones
4003
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444759 Pickett Tennessee 02 Sep 2000 Joey shaw
755
EKY
Pueraria lobata
31234100444684 Perry Kentucky 21 Jun 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6479
EKY
Pueraria lobata
BEREA014560 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Pueraria lobata
BEREA014562 White Tennessee
BEREA
Pueraria lobata
ETSU008373 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132934 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132919 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132959 Rockcastle Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132924 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132953 Jackson Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132957 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132937 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132927 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132952 Jackson Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132929 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132930 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132948 Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132936 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132956 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132932 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132951 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132914 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132922 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132939 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132958 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132935 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132938 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132960 Wolfe Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132955 Owsley Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132917 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132941 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132926 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132949 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132920 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132950 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132933 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132918 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132921 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132931 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132928 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132940 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132915 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132925 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132923 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
UCHT017620 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
APSC0101169 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Pueraria lobata
HTTU027045 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Pueraria lobata
MTSU024369 Rhea Tennessee
MTSU
Pueraria lobata
MTSU006198 Knox Tennessee 18 Nov 2012 Jennifer Pinion
MTSU
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032402 Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032404 Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032398 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032400 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132954 Owsley Kentucky
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132916 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132942 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
TENN-V-0132913 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Pueraria lobata
UCHT017621 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
UCHT017619 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
HTTU004629 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Pueraria lobata
HTTU004631 Tennessee
HTTU
Pueraria thunbergiana
HTTU004628 Tennessee
HTTU
Pueraria lobata
HTTU004630 Tennessee
HTTU
Pueraria lobata
MTSU006438 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Jun 1980 Kay Holley
49
MTSU
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032405 Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria thunbergiana
UCHT032399 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
UCHT032403 Tennessee
UCHT
Pueraria lobata
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Plant Photos

Pueraria montana var. lobata - Dwayne Estes
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Dwayne Estes
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Tara Littlefield
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Joey Shaw
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Joey Shaw
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Joey Shaw
Pueraria montana var. lobata - Joey Shaw