Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusAmphicarpaea
SpeciesAmphicarpaea bracteata (L.) C. F. Reed var. comosa
Common NameAmerican hogpeanut, Hog Peanut
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.2
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5T5? (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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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
Amphicarpaea comosa Amphicarpaea comosa Nieuwl. & Lunell
Amphicarpaea pitcheri Amphicarpaea pitcheri Torr. & Gray
Falcata comosa Falcata comosa (L.) Kuntze
Falcata pitcheri Falcata pitcheri Kuntze
Glycine comosa Glycine comosa L.

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:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1934 - 1934

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MTSU024039 Tennessee 01 Oct 1934
MTSU
Falcata comosa
MTSU024036 Tennessee 01 Oct 1934
MTSU
Falcata comosa
MTSU024037 Tennessee 01 Oct 1934
MTSU
Falcata comosa
MTSU024038 Tennessee 01 Oct 1934
MTSU
Falcata comosa
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Plant Photos

Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes
Amphicarpaea bracteata var. comosa - Dwayne Estes