Lespedeza frutescens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
SpeciesLespedeza frutescens (L.) Hornem.
Common Nameshrubby lespedeza
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.1
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Bullitt (KY), Franklin (KY), Laurel (KY), Owen (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Lewis (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0115053 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0017325 Tipton Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0115054 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0084351 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0068845 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0086547 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
HTTU004395 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza frutescens
HTTU004396 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza frutescens
UOS02819 Van Buren Tennessee 26 Aug 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0090314 Robertson Kentucky 24 Sep 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0017331 Montgomery Tennessee 05 Sep 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013705 Owen Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013706 Pendleton Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013703 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
HTTU004397 Bledsoe Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013708 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013707 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0069107 Pulaski Kentucky 18 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0017328 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
ETSU007307 Unicoi Tennessee 08 Oct 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013704 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013709 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
BEREA013702 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza frutescens
UOS02820 Coffee Tennessee 18 Sep 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0115051 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
APSC0115052 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza frutescens
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Plant Photos

Lespedeza frutescens - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza frutescens - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza frutescens - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza frutescens - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza frutescens - Theo Witsell