Crotalaria spectabilis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusCrotalaria
SpeciesCrotalaria spectabilis Roth
Common NameCascavelle Jaune, Dhundhani, Dhundhunia, Jhunjhunia, Maraquita, Petit Pois Rond Marron, Pois Rond Marron, Rattle Box, Rattlebox, Sani, Showy Crotalaria, showy rattlebox, Showy Rattlepod, Sonnette, Tcha-tcha
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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
Crotalaria retzii Crotalaria retzii Hitchc.
Crotalaria sericea Crotalaria sericea Burm.f.

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: Henry (KY), Grainger (TN), Henry (TN), Knox (TN), Madison (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA013391 Henry Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria spectabilis
BEREA013392 Henry Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria spectabilis
TENN-V-0123662 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria spectabilis
TENN-V-0123661 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria spectabilis
TENN-V-0123660 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria spectabilis
TENN-V-0123663 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria spectabilis
TENN-V-0123664 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria spectabilis
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