Tephrosia spicata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusTephrosia
SpeciesTephrosia spicata (Walter) Torr. & A. Gray
Common Namespiked hoarypea
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S1S2] (State Rank); G4G5 (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
Cracca spicata var. flexuosa Cracca spicata var. flexuosa

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: McCreary (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Cocke (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1984 - 1994

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100433885 Whitley Kentucky Rob Jacobs
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
31234100433851 McCreary Kentucky James D. Kiser
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
31234100433877 Whitley Kentucky Rob Jacobs
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
31234100433844 Kentucky Frank T. McFarland
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126562 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126570 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126760 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126573 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126561 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126576 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126567 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126569 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126572 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126564 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126563 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
31234100433869 McCreary Kentucky Max E. Medley and Julian Campbell
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
31234100433893 Whitley Kentucky Max E. Medley
EKY
Tephrosia spicata
BEREA014159 McCreary Kentucky
BEREA
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126578 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126571 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126566 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126577 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126568 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126565 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126574 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016925 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016915 Unicoi Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016911 Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016921 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016913 Unicoi Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126560 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126575 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
TENN-V-0126579 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016910 Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016912 Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016924 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0118383 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0085531 Whitley Kentucky 22 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0077558 McCreary Kentucky 07 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0085532 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0016784 Lewis Tennessee 15 Jul 1994 Milo Pyne
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
MTSU006572 DeKalb Tennessee 23 Jun 1984 Delce Dyer
78
MTSU
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT032331 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016923 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT016922 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0051446 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
APSC0083442 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT032330 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
UCHT036917 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Tephrosia spicata
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Tephrosia spicata - Dwayne Estes
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Tephrosia spicata - Theo Witsell
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Tephrosia spicata - Theo Witsell
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Tephrosia spicata - Theo Witsell
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