Desmanthus illinoensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusDesmanthus
SpeciesDesmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B. L. Rob. & Fernald
Common NameFalse Sensitive Plant, Illinois bundleflower, Illinois Desmanthus, Prairie Mimosa
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 2.7
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (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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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
Acuan illinoense Acuan illinoense
Acuan illinoensis Acuan illinoensis (Michx.) Kuntze
Darlingtonia intermedia Darlingtonia intermedia
Desmanthus brachylobus Desmanthus brachylobus
Mimosa illinoensis Mimosa illinoensis Michx.

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), Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Bracken (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Daviess (KY), Estill (KY), Fulton (KY), Gallatin (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Bedford (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Dyer (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT, BOON, MTSU, SWMT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100424330 Gallatin Kentucky 17 Jul 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-205
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424249 Graves Kentucky 11 Aug 1974 Raymond Athey
2889
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424306 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
376
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424322 Fulton Kentucky 24 Jul 1993 D. Collinsworth
103
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424298 Estill Kentucky 21 Jul 1988 Richard G. Guetig
801
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424314 Estill Kentucky 14 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3053
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424231 Fulton Kentucky 10 Jul 1962 Dan Pittillo
2337
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424348 Nelson Kentucky 24 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7370
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424272 Lawrence Kentucky 09 Jul 2006 Romie Hughart
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013404 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013407 Williamson Tennessee
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013403 Pendleton Kentucky
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012882 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012793 Anderson Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012880 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000004044 Bracken Kentucky 21 Jul 2013 Whitson, Maggie (Mary)
2013-0027
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012879 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012792 Gallatin Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121916 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121925 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121941 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121908 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121931 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121947 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121938 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121939 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100733961 Ballard Kentucky 15 Sep 1983 Marc Evans
8088
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424264 Graves Kentucky 11 Aug 1974 Raymond Athey
2889
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
31234100424256 Graves Kentucky 11 Sep 1979 Raymond Athey
4456
EKY
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013402 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013401 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
BEREA013400 Daviess Kentucky
BEREA
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012791 Gallatin Kentucky
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
31973000012798 Bracken Kentucky 14 Aug 2005 Whitson, Maggie (Mary)
s.n.
KNK
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121937 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121921 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121943 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121948 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121905 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121910 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121904 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121917 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121942 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121907 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121950 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121919 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121912 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121946 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0210134 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121927 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121915 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121936 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121923 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121932 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121920 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0242081 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121926 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0242117 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121967 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121913 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121928 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121934 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121940 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121930 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121949 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121914 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121924 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121909 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121918 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121944 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121929 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121989 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121935 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121911 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121906 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
UCHT016203 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014035 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014024 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0088781 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014027 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014036 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121933 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121945 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
TENN-V-0121922 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Desmanthus illinoensis
UCHT016204 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Desmanthus illinoensis
016927 Rutherford Tennessee
BOON
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0115752 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014023 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0032032 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0055949 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014031 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014037 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0107827 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0088780 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0116490 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0098405 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0084406 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0022925 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014026 Fulton Kentucky 20 Jun 1991 Milo Pyne
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014034 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0042338 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0109436 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0073542 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0116494 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0116489 Caldwell Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014029 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0095085 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023834 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023833 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014028 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014022 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0116492 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0100318 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0079014 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0086534 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014025 Stewart Tennessee 24 Nov 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014032 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014030 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
APSC0014033 Stewart Tennessee 30 Sep 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023836 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023837 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
MTSU006050 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Jun 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Desmanthus illinoensis
UOS02723 Franklin Tennessee 14 Nov 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023939 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU023838 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
HTTU033216 Rutherford Tennessee
HTTU
Desmanthus illinoensis
MTSU006051 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Jun 1980 Kay Holley
29
MTSU
Desmanthus illinoensis
MTSU006053 Rutherford Tennessee 13 Jun 1980 Sheree Beam
15
MTSU
Desmanthus illinoensis
MTSU006052 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Jun 1982 Karen Haltom
27
MTSU
Desmanthus illinoensis
UOS02724 Coffee Tennessee 19 Jun 2000 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Desmanthus illinoensis
SWMT01318 Benton Tennessee 21 Jun 1984 Brent Hedges
88
SWMT
Desmanthus illinoensis
UOS00120 Franklin Tennessee 08 Jul 2016 Mary P Priestley
UOS
Desmanthus illinoensis
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Plant Photos

Desmanthus illinoensis - Alaina Krakowiak
Desmanthus illinoensis - Alaina Krakowiak
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Ashley B. Morris
Desmanthus illinoensis - Dwayne Estes
Desmanthus illinoensis - Dwayne Estes
Desmanthus illinoensis - Joey Shaw
Desmanthus illinoensis - Joey Shaw
Desmanthus illinoensis - Joey Shaw
Desmanthus illinoensis - Joey Shaw
Desmanthus illinoensis - Milo Pyne
Desmanthus illinoensis - Milo Pyne
Desmanthus illinoensis - Sunny Fleming
Desmanthus illinoensis - Sunny Fleming
Desmanthus illinoensis - Tara Littlefield
Desmanthus illinoensis - Tara Littlefield
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell
Desmanthus illinoensis - Theo Witsell