Desmodium viridiflorum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusDesmodium
SpeciesDesmodium viridiflorum (L.) DC.
Common Namevelvetleaf ticktrefoil
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.6
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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.

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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: Barren (KY), Clark (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Pulaski (KY), Russell (KY), Trigg (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Madison (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100426756 Carroll Tennessee 09 Jul 1972 Betty Toler Allman
677
EKY
Desmodium viridiflorum
31234100426723 Russell Kentucky 05 Sep 1988 Bruce Hoagland
635
EKY
Desmodium viridiflorum
31234100426731 Menifee Kentucky 27 Aug 1989 Carol Hanley
222
EKY
Desmodium viridiflorum
31234100860228 Wolfe Kentucky 09 Sep 1972 Jerry Buskin
1568
EKY
Desmodium viridiflorum
BEREA013525 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Desmodium viridiflorum
BEREA013524 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Desmodium viridiflorum
BEREA013526 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Desmodium viridiflorum
BEREA013523 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Desmodium viridiflorum
ETSU007300 Unicoi Tennessee 10 Aug 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129317 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129312 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129321 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129309 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129310 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129316 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129320 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129315 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129311 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129326 White Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129325 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129308 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129318 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129324 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129322 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129319 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129313 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129323 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
TENN-V-0129314 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium viridiflorum
UCHT017194 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Desmodium viridiflorum
17017 Polk Tennessee
BOON
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017863 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017858 Stewart Tennessee 03 Aug 1985 Edward W. Chester
85-569
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017864 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017842 Henry Tennessee 08 Sep 1989 J.A. Raveill
2758
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0076682 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017871 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017872 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017867 Stewart Tennessee 01 Sep 1987 Edward W. Chester
87-729
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017869 Stewart Tennessee 03 Sep 1987 Edward W. Chester with Lance Richardson
87-750
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017865 Stewart Tennessee 24 Sep 1988 Teresa Myatt & Deborah Grasty
Not shown
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0050532 Hickman Tennessee 03 Oct 2002 Dwayne Estes
4207
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017866 Stewart Tennessee 21 Jul 1987 Edward W. Chester with Joe Schibig and Troy McCarty
87-548
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017843 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Sep 1982 EDWARD W. CHESTER
82-650
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017859 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0076239 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0069393 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017857 Houston Tennessee 30 Aug 1984 Edward W. Chester
84-405
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
31234100426749 Muhlenberg Kentucky 05 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4870
EKY
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0069224 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017845 Montgomery Tennessee 24 Aug 1998 Edward W. Chester
13550
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017841 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Sep 1998 Edward W. Chester
13638
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017860 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017873 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU027993 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU026587 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU027989 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU035321 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU023899 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU027994 Jackson Tennessee Felix Coe
12890
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
UCHT017213 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Desmodium viridiflorum
17016 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0076238 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0032062 Polk Tennessee 19 Jun 2012 A. Floden with D. Estes, J. Shaw, R. Shepard and M. Brock
2012-236
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0088873 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0069394 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017868 Stewart Tennessee 13 Oct 1988 Edward W. Chester
88-257
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017870 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017862 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017844 Benton Tennessee 03 Sep 1992 Edward W. Chester
12844
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017856 Stewart Tennessee 13 Oct 1988 Edward W. Chester
88-257
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017861 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017840 Humphreys Tennessee 16 Aug 2002 Stephanie M. Gunn with E.W. Chester
625
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
APSC0017846 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Desmodium viridiflorum
UOS02763 Franklin Tennessee 05 Aug 2009 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115611 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115615 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115618 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115616 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115613 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115623 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115609 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115617 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115619 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115621 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115612 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115625 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115624 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115620 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU026588 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU035320 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU034649 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU026585 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU023898 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
HTTU027990 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115622 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115614 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115610 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
BRIT115626 Tennessee
VDB
Desmodium viridiflorum
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