Lespedeza virginica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
SpeciesLespedeza virginica (L.) Britton
Common Nameslender 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; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.2
C value 6
StatusNative; 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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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 virginica fo. deamii Lespedeza virginica fo. deamii M. Hopkins

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: Allen (KY), Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Graves (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Warren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1940 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Laurel Kentucky 01 Sep 1992 Steve Walker
496
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100748258 Nelson Kentucky 03 Oct 1940 Mary E. Wharton
5770
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100718624 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1284
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441037 Montgomery Kentucky 20 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
882
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441078 Powell Kentucky 28 Aug 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7723
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440989 Bath Kentucky 22 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
994
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440930 Christian Kentucky 01 Sep 1984 Raymond Athey
5012
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441003 Hart Kentucky 15 Sep 1997 Ronald L. Jones
8324
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440997 Estill Kentucky 21 Oct 1988 Richard G. Guetig
965
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441102 Hardin Tennessee 08 Sep 1980 Ronald L. Jones
3089
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440914 Montgomery Kentucky 26 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1088
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440963 Barren Kentucky 15 Sep 1979 George P. Johnson
1068
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441094 Lewis Tennessee 15 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6864
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440922 Pulaski Kentucky 24 Aug 1991 J. Richard Abbot
1199
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441110 Davidson Tennessee 03 Aug 1974 Ronald L. Jones
142
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441052 Montgomery Kentucky 02 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1233
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441045 Montgomery Kentucky 02 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1232
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440971 Barren Kentucky 01 Sep 1979 G. P. Johson
1044
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441011 Madison Kentucky 31 Aug 1994 Gary W. Libby, C. Tom Bloom
OB-942
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440948 Hardin Kentucky 14 Sep 1978 Ray Cranfill
1588
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100440955 Marshall Kentucky 24 Aug 1974 Raymond Athey
2902
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441128 Roane Tennessee 25 Sep 1976 H. DeSelm
NA
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441029 McCreary Kentucky 10 Aug 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6827b
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
31234100441060 Muhlenberg Kentucky 24 Aug 1993 Landon E. McKinney
6000
EKY
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013786 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
31973000013036 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130546 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130557 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013787 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013784 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013785 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013782 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013780 Todd Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
BEREA013783 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza virginica
ETSU006427 Unicoi Tennessee 01 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza virginica
ETSU006308 Carter Tennessee 29 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130551 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130543 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130485 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130514 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130522 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130531 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130545 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130520 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130549 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130487 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130548 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130484 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130524 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130533 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130492 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130513 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130529 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130521 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130530 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130542 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130975 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130480 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130508 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130535 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130489 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130482 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130536 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130553 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130517 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130497 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130938 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130527 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130523 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130534 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130491 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130561 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130525 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130538 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130500 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130515 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130528 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130495 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130483 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130496 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130509 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130494 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130518 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130507 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130558 Union Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130510 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130559 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130937 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130511 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130537 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130503 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130556 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130526 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130550 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130539 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130506 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130488 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130541 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130498 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130490 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130481 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130493 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130505 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130555 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130540 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130478 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130547 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130504 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130502 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130560 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT017345 Lawrence Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT017351 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT017350 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0038385 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0078435 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0084028 Christian Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0077005 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0091733 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0115147 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0076695 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017360 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099153 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0077810 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017365 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0071454 Lincoln Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017572 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017368 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099176 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017335 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017337 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017341 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017362 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017359 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130552 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130512 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130479 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130501 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130544 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130554 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130516 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130499 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130486 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130532 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130562 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
TENN-V-0130519 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT017344 Maury Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT017349 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017334 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099156 Butler Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0085955 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017609 Christian Kentucky 07 Sep 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0077465 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Aug 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099155 Simpson Kentucky 19 Aug 1968 Harold W. Elmore
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017370 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099172 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074886 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017332 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074889 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017348 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017343 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017336 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074887 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017355 Todd Kentucky 26 Aug 1968 Edward Chester
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099178 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017364 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0069134 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017369 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074888 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017339 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099157 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0080717 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0071071 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074645 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017340 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099177 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0099154 Allen Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0073320 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0087004 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0068974 Larue Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017570 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0085956 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0086628 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017367 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0115606 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017361 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0071072 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017363 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017349 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0074890 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017345 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0084768 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0083328 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017366 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017347 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0017333 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
APSC0084416 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza virginica
SWMT01405 Tennessee 22 Jun 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Lespedeza virginica
HTTU004428 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza virginica
HTTU004429 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza virginica
HTTU024420 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT032585 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT032581 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT032584 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT032583 Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UCHT032582 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza virginica
UOS02831 Franklin Tennessee 29 Sep 2010 Jon Evans
UOS
Lespedeza virginica
UOS02833 Coffee Tennessee 11 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Lespedeza virginica
UOS02832 Coffee Tennessee 18 Sep 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Lespedeza virginica
UOS08965 Franklin Tennessee 21 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Lespedeza virginica
N/A Franklin Tennessee 11 Sep 2012 Jon Evans
UOS
Lespedeza virginica
UTM00614 Hickman Tennessee
UTM
Lespedeza virginica
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