Lespedeza stuevei

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
Species:Lespedeza stuevei Nutt.
Common NameTall Lespedeza
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: WOLF; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 3; Base Flower Color: Pink; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G4? (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: Bell (KY), Carter (KY), McCracken (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Chester (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fayette (TN), Grundy (TN), Henry (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2006 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100440138 Carter Kentucky Edward T. Browne Jr.
EKY
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130439 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130441 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130442 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130922 Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130436 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130437 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130446 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130445 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130443 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130435 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
HTTU004426 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza stuevei
UCHT042001 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza stuevei
UCHT042003 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza stuevei
31234100440906 McCracken Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130438 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130921 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130440 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130091 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130920 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130444 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
TENN-V-0130434 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza stuevei
UCHT017338 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza stuevei
APSC0092505 Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza stuevei
APSC0050645 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Lespedeza stuevei
UCHT042996 Chester Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza stuevei
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Plant Photos

Lespedeza stuevei - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza stuevei - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza stuevei - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza stuevei - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza stuevei - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza stuevei - Theo Witsell