Krigia occidentalis

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
SpeciesKrigia occidentalis Nutt.
Common NameWestern Dwarf Dandelion
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;

Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative; KY[S1?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Krigia nervosa Krigia nervosa Hook.

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: Estill (KY), Rutherford (TN), Sullivan (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1985 - 1985

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100265741 Estill Kentucky Wes McFaddin
Krigia occidentalis
31234100265733 Estill Kentucky Jonathan Collins
Krigia occidentalis
HTTU003581 Tennessee
Krigia occidentalis
ETSU012542 Sullivan Tennessee
Krigia occidentalis
MTSU021947 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Apr 1985 Richard Johnson
Krigia occidentalis
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