Vitex agnus-castus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusVitex
SpeciesVitex agnus-castus L.
Common NameLilac Chastetree; Chastetree
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: vine - liana; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Palmate; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic;Narrowly Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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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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
Vitex agnus Vitex agnus
Vitex agnus-castus var. latifolia Vitex agnus-castus var. latifolia

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: Campbell (KY), Henry (KY), Jefferson (KY), Anderson (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Shelby (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, KNK, MEM, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA016194 Roane Tennessee
BEREA
Vitex agnus-castus
31973000005859 Campbell Kentucky 01 Nov 2005 Thieret, John
62167
KNK
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186153 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186155 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186148 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186151 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186147 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
UCHT023661 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Vitex agnus-castus
APSC0052018 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Vitex agnus-castus
MEM006241 Shelby Tennessee 29 Jun 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
989
MEM
Vitex agnus-castus
MEM013210 Shelby Tennessee 21 Jul 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
72F4.17
MEM
Vitex agnus-castus
31234100757028 Campbell Kentucky 09 Sep 2002 John W. Thieret
61333
EKY
Vitex agnus-castus
BEREA016195 Roane Tennessee
BEREA
Vitex agnus-castus
31973000005858 Campbell Kentucky 01 Nov 2005 Thieret, John
62167
KNK
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186152 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186150 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186149 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
TENN-V-0186154 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Vitex agnus-castus
UCHT023660 Roane Tennessee
UCHT
Vitex agnus-castus
APSC0108762 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Vitex agnus-castus
APSC0108761 Henry Kentucky
APSC
Vitex agnus-castus
UCHT034398 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vitex agnus-castus
ETSU008873 Knox Tennessee
ETSU
Vitex agnus-castus
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