Lespedeza capitata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
SpeciesLespedeza capitata Michx.
Common NameRound-head Lespedeza, roundhead lespedeza
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1 Trifoliolate; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 4.3
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3] (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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  • 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
Lespedeza capitata var. sericea Lespedeza capitata var. sericea
Lespedeza capitata var. typica Lespedeza capitata var. typica Fernald

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), Bath (KY), Edmonson (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Pulaski (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Henderson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Loudon (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Moore (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100429271 Coffee Tennessee 30 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6926
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
31234100429263 Warren Tennessee 13 Sep 1979 Thomas A. Patrick
2502
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
31234100429248 Pulaski Kentucky J. Richard Abbot
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
31234100429222 Barren Kentucky George P. Johnson
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
31234100429230 Grayson Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
BEREA013669 Bath Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza capitata
BEREA013670 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129893 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129904 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129886 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129903 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129897 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129878 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129905 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129899 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
31234100767365 Madison Kentucky Will Overbeck
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
31234100429255 Bledsoe Tennessee 22 Sep 2005 Dwayne Estes & John Beck
08473
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
N/A Hardin Kentucky Ray Cranfill
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
BEREA013672 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza capitata
BEREA013671 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129900 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129898 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129891 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129888 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129895 Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129882 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129885 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129901 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129883 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0130087 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129879 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129876 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129881 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129889 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129902 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129882TENN-V-0129883 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129877TENN-V-0129878 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129892 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129890 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129896 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129907 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129877 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0049302 Coffee Tennessee 28 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
771
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0017714 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Aug 1993 Edward W. Chester with Eugene Wofford
12995
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0076043 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129894 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129880 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129884 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129906 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0129887 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0099142 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0097118 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0038384 Hart Kentucky 29 Aug 1976 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0101714 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0017713 Montgomery Tennessee 1941-October R.E. Shanks
1435
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0017711 Stewart Tennessee 22 Aug 1981 Edward W. Chester
81-694
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0038374 Hart Kentucky 15 Aug 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0072111 Coffee Tennessee 21 Sep 2017 C. M. Ciafre
26
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0022881 Meigs Tennessee 10 Oct 1980 Jerry and Carol Baskin
1976
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
HTTU004377 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0067777 Larue Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0068397 Pulaski Kentucky 10 Oct 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0017358 Coffee Tennessee 22 Aug 2002 Margret Rhinehart
9
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0079794 Coffee Tennessee 02 Sep 1984 M. Medley
11506-84
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0116908 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0084415 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0058836 Putnam Tennessee 11 Sep 1992 R. Kral
81602
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0069500 Coffee Tennessee 02 Sep 1984 M. Medley
11554-84
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
APSC0084026 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza capitata
N/A Hardin Kentucky Ray Cranfill
EKY
Lespedeza capitata
HTTU034385 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza capitata
HTTU014888 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza capitata
TENN-V-0244267 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza capitata
UOS02804 Coffee Tennessee 18 Sep 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Lespedeza capitata
HTTU004376 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza capitata
UOS02803 Coffee Tennessee 11 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Lespedeza capitata
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