Wisteria frutescens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusWisteria
SpeciesWisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.
Common NameAmerican wisteria, Wisteria
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: vine - liana; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Broadly Elliptic;Elliptic;Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Acute; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acuminate;Acute;Cuneate;Obtuse;Rounded; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Entire; Stipules: Stipulate;
InflorescenceTypes: Raceme; Flower Sexuality: Perfect; Hypanthium: Yes; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color: Blue, Lavender, Purple; Petal Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Petal Fusion: 2 Connate 3 Distinct; Sepal Fusion: Connate; Stamen Number: Greater than perianth; Ovary Position: Perigynous; CarpelType: Simple; Placentation Types: Marginal; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 3.2
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (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

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: Ballard (KY), Bracken (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Clinton (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lincoln (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Owen (KY), Pulaski (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Obion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100439080 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Richard H. Hannan
01-00992
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439015 Madison Kentucky 24 May 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-270
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438868 Fulton Kentucky 09 May 1973 Raymond Athey
2279
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438983 Livingston Kentucky 17 May 1978 Raymond Athey
3998
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439148 Cheatham Tennessee 01 May 1976 Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438967 Lawrence Kentucky 15 Jun 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
10648
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438934 Hickman Kentucky 13 Oct 1997 Ross C. Clark
23835
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438892 Graves Kentucky 08 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E2.14
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438942 Hopkins Kentucky 20 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4308
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438959 Jackson Kentucky 21 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1465
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100757507 Livingston Kentucky 10 Jul 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
8501
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438884 Graves Kentucky 09 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, J. Roberts Browne
7383.19
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439163 Scott Tennessee 19 May 1999 Joey Shaw
116
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438793 Ballard Kentucky 29 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E5.9
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438843 Franklin Kentucky 29 May 1981 Steven Rice
FR-270
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439098 Owen Kentucky 05 May 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8467
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439106 Wayne Kentucky 08 May 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2538
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439031 Marshall Kentucky 25 May 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3472
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438991 Livingston Kentucky 10 Jul 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5801
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438900 Graves Kentucky 09 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne. jr.
73E3.19
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438827 Clinton Kentucky 06 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438835 Clinton Kentucky 06 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439072 McLean Kentucky 31 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4831
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439155 Lauderdale Tennessee 21 May 1972 Patrick Keiran
357
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439171 Scott Tennessee 19 May 1999 Joey Shaw
116
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439056 McCreary Kentucky 26 May 1980 Rob Jacobs
147806
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439064 McCreary Kentucky 20 Aug 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72H19.7
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438819 Calloway Kentucky 18 Nov 1982 Michael Woods
1118
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438850 Fulton Kentucky 09 May 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73B20.1
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439130 Carroll Tennessee 04 May 1972 Betty Ann Thompson
575
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014489 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014486 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014492 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014488 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014493 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
31973000013332 Calloway Kentucky
KNK
Wisteria frutescens
31973000013329 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127025 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126893 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126877 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127019 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126888 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127024 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
31234100439007 Madison Kentucky 01 May 1968 Nancy Hill
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438926 Hickman Kentucky 09 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E8.22
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100438975 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Chris S. Packard
LC66
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
31234100746856 McCreary Kentucky 03 Sep 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-058
EKY
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014494 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014487 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
BEREA014490 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Wisteria frutescens
31973000013331 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127063 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126876 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126899 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127018 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126897 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127016 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127062 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126901 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126895 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126889 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126898 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127060 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126892 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127076 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127017 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126894 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127064 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127022 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126882 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127020 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127065 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127040 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126878 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126900 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126896 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126891 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126886 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126887 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126885 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127021 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126890 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127015 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126884 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0127023 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126880 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126879 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126883 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
TENN-V-0126881 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016964 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016960 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016970 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016966 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013940 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013964 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097205 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013943 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0093703 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0108774 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013951 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0092020 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013952 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016968 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016961 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016963 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT016969 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0092014 Carroll Tennessee 14 May 2009 Daniel Atha
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013939 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013960 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013938 Henderson Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013961 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013949 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0077965 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0083473 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013953 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0096573 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013945 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0056892 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097209 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095610 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013946 Hardin Tennessee 18 May 1989 Milo Pyne
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013950 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0098657 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0101290 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0098656 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0099008 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013963 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013959 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013962 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095435 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0101168 Muhlenberg Kentucky 23 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095613 Muhlenberg Kentucky 06 Nov 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097207 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0056170 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097206 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095614 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013941 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0051265 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013958 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013948 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0098658 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013937 Warren Kentucky 04 May 1981 R. Kral
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097210 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095611 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095615 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095612 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013954 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013947 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0097208 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013944 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0098655 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0095609 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0086258 Logan Kentucky 10 Oct 1984
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0013942 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0055997 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
APSC0076605 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Wisteria frutescens
HTTU030483 Hardeman Tennessee
HTTU
Wisteria frutescens
HTTU012530 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Wisteria frutescens
HTTU012531 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Wisteria frutescens
HTTU012532 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Wisteria frutescens
MTSU007407 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 1999 Leonard King
77
MTSU
Wisteria frutescens
UCHT040452 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Wisteria frutescens
HTTU012529 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Wisteria frutescens
MTSU007408 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Apr 1993 Tom Klika
86
MTSU
Wisteria frutescens
MTSU007395 Warren Tennessee 17 Apr 2005 Jamie Hendrix
18
MTSU
Wisteria frutescens
UTM02464 Tennessee
UTM
Wisteria frutescens
SWMT01544 Tennessee 15 May 1937 Self
SWMT
Wisteria frutescens
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Wisteria frutescens - Milo Pyne
Wisteria frutescens - Milo Pyne
Wisteria frutescens - Sunny Fleming
Wisteria frutescens - Sunny Fleming
Wisteria frutescens - Theo Witsell
Wisteria frutescens - Theo Witsell