Lespedeza violacea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
SpeciesLespedeza violacea (L.) Pers.
Common Name
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: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative
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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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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: Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Hart (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Martin (KY), Meade (KY), Menifee (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Oldham (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Benton (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100718657 Powell Kentucky 12 Jul 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6576
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440765 Crittenden Kentucky 30 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5741
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440831 Laurel Kentucky 24 Aug 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-668
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100855368 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21922
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Powell Kentucky 17 Oct 1998 Ross C. Clark
24089
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100767324 Madison Kentucky 13 Aug 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
153
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100718954 Franklin Kentucky 11 Aug 1981 Steven Rice
FR-503
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440807 Fayette Kentucky 30 Aug 1976 Mary E. Wharton
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100718962 Anderson Kentucky 02 Aug 1978 William S. Bryant
215
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013760 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013771 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013763 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013761 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013769 Lee Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
31234100718947 Robertson Kentucky 11 Jul 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7475
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440344 Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21799
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440872 Wayne Kentucky 14 Jun 1995 Gary W. Libby
941
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100855376 Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21826
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440856 Powell Kentucky 11 Aug 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
6077
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440773 Cumberland Kentucky 07 Sep 1997 Ross C. Clark
23777
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440823 Knox Kentucky 30 Sep 1993 Deborah White
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440849 Muhlenberg Kentucky 01 Jun 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5682
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013776 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013766 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013774 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013777 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013764 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013765 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU007311 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU007314 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Johnson Tennessee 22 Sep 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130451 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130452 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130474 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130473 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130470 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130447 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130477 White Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130905 Anderson Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130448 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130453 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130475 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017342 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU005108 Unicoi Tennessee 08 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU006208 Sullivan Tennessee 18 Oct 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU007312 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130476 White Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130471 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130462 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130472 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130467 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130459 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130460 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130466 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130906 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130465 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017340 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017343 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017339 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074863 Martin Kentucky 18 Oct 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0117598 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Powell Kentucky 17 Oct 1998 Ross C. Clark
24089
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440898 Fentress Tennessee 01 Aug 1989 Ronald Jones
6177
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440799 Estill Kentucky 21 Oct 1988 Richard G. Guetig
964
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100860186 Wolfe Kentucky 09 Sep 1972 Jerry Buskin
1566
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013775 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013773 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013778 Wolfe Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013770 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU005283 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU005096 Unicoi Tennessee 08 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 22 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Johnson Tennessee 22 Sep 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU007313 Unicoi Tennessee 01 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130463 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130449 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130456 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130461 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130454 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130468 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017351 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0078551 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0068661 Laurel Kentucky 02 Oct 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084353 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074861 Harlan Kentucky 28 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0115048 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084357 Pike Kentucky 14 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084356 Pulaski Kentucky 19 Aug 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017354 Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
UCHT017283 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017576 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
31234100773082 Powell Kentucky 17 Oct 1998 Ross C. Clark
24089
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440864 Powell Kentucky 12 Nov 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5536
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440781 Edmonson Kentucky 15 Aug 1968 Harold W. Elmore
513
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
31234100440815 Grayson Kentucky 29 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5678
EKY
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013772 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013762 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013768 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
BEREA013767 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Carter Tennessee 18 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU006411 Greene Tennessee 17 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 17 Oct 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU005278 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
ETSU005284 Unicoi Tennessee 01 Oct 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130464 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130450 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130458 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130469 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130457 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
TENN-V-0130455 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084359 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084502 Pike Kentucky 03 Oct 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0094764 Pulaski Kentucky 05 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0072034 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0072036 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084355 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074858 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017574 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0069206 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084352 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0065201 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0072033 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014908 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
UOS02830 Franklin Tennessee 23 Sep 2003 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074857 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0076802 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0072037 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017326 Grainger Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017563 Stewart Tennessee 16 Oct 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0065200 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017567 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084358 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074864 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084354 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074860 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017330 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017566 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Aug 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014907 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017573 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0094763 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0084027 Pulaski Kentucky 20 Aug 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074862 Harlan Kentucky 26 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074859 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0055546 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017575 Stewart Tennessee 25 Sep 1980 Jackie Stack
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0072035 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0085957 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017571 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017569 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017564 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017568 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU004431 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014909 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014910 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
SWMT01403 Tennessee 22 Aug 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU024493 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0074856 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0017562 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0067655 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0080713 Breathitt Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
APSC0077215 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014905 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
HTTU014906 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Lespedeza violacea
UOS08963 Franklin Tennessee 29 May 2013 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Lespedeza violacea
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