Agrimonia microcarpa

Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
Species:Agrimonia microcarpa Wallr.
Common NameSmallfruit Agrimony
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 3; Leaflet Number: 5; Leaflet Number: 7; Leaflet Number: 9; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 2; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; KY[S2?] (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


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: Clark (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Franklin (TN), Polk (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, SWMT, UCHT, UOS

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
APSC0005551 Franklin Tennessee 22 Oct 2009 Dwayne Estes with Jon Evans and Univ. of the South Plant Taxonomy Class
Agrimonia microcarpa
SWMT01563 Tennessee 15 May 1937
Agrimonia microcarpa
N/A Madison Kentucky 19 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
Agrimonia microcarpa
N/A Jefferson Kentucky 04 Aug 2006 Patricia D. Haragan
Agrimonia microcarpa
31234100600087 Clark Kentucky 07 Aug 1939 Mary E. Wharton
Agrimonia microcarpa
UOS05352 Franklin Tennessee 31 Aug 1994 Yolande M. Gottfried
Agrimonia microcarpa
UCHT015526 Polk Tennessee
Agrimonia microcarpa
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