Krigia virginica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusKrigia
Species:Krigia virginica (L.) Willd.
Common NameVirginia Dwarf Dandelion
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: Yes; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Natural Area Presence: BFM; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Natural Area Presence: NCCGSNA; Natural Area Presence: ObedWSR; Natural Area Presence: RCSP; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Natural Area Presence: WOLF; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: Febuary; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Dissection: 0.5; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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
Krigia dichotoma Krigia dichotoma Nutt.

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: Barren (KY), Bell (KY), Calloway (KY), Cumberland (KY), Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Pulaski (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Whitley (KY), Bedford (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Cannon (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henry (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lincoln (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1898 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100266608 Barren Kentucky 28 May 1979 George P. Johnson
606
EKY
Krigia virginica
31234100266616 Whitley Kentucky 09 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1469
EKY
Krigia virginica
31234100266640 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
444
EKY
Krigia virginica
31234100266657 Laurel Kentucky 29 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-842
EKY
Krigia virginica
BEREA007798 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007792 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007797 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007796 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238322 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238312 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238336 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238331 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238323 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238333 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238348 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
31234100266665 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
444
EKY
Krigia virginica
BEREA007794 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007791 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007793 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
BEREA007795 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238320 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238344 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238316 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238332 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238351 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238341 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238330 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238354 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238355 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238326 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238317 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238536 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238328 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238338 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238321 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238352 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238356 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238324 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238358 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238337 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238325 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238334 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238357 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238342 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238346 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238327 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238353 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238345 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238313 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238339 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238340 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238350 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238497 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238343 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238349 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
APSC0026083 Stewart Tennessee 20 Apr 1967 Haskell Phillips
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0077352 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0115225 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0091338 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0115158 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238319 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238315 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238318 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238314 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238329 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238347 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
TENN-V-0238359 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Krigia virginica
APSC0098693 Fayette Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0026087 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0119760 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0119718 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0119755 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0026086 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0052206 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0070057 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0068508 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0091468 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0026082 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
APSC0026084 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
HTTU003583 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Krigia virginica
HTTU003584 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021937 Moore Tennessee 15 Apr 1991 Jesslyn Johnson
14
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021968 Coffee Tennessee 02 Apr 1997 Jeff Bennett
26
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021981 Cannon Tennessee 05 Apr 2007 Leonela Carriedo
17
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021931 Tennessee 30 Apr 1988 Darren Hawkins
50
MTSU
Krigia virginica
UCHT029818 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029813 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029814 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029825 Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029816 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
APSC0115157 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Krigia virginica
HTTU032155 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Krigia virginica
HTTU009180 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Krigia virginica
HTTU026858 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Krigia virginica
HTTU034638 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Krigia virginica
HTTU003585 Muhlenberg Kentucky
HTTU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021935 McNairy Tennessee 07 Apr 1990 Tommy McCormick
38
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021967 Cannon Tennessee 23 Apr 1996 Kelly M. Pruett
42
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021934 Coffee Tennessee 02 Apr 1997 Denise Davenport
44
MTSU
Krigia virginica
MTSU021933 McNairy Tennessee 15 Apr 1990 Tommy McCormick
34
MTSU
Krigia virginica
UCHT029824 Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT040362 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029823 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029815 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029817 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029822 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029810 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT039800 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029811 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029820 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029821 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT029819 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UOS01045 Franklin Tennessee 23 Apr 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Krigia virginica
UOS01048 Franklin Tennessee 12 May 1968 C. Quandland
UOS
Krigia virginica
N/A Franklin Tennessee 21 May 2013 Jon Evans
UOS
Krigia virginica
UOS01046 Franklin Tennessee 24 May 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Krigia virginica
ETSU009459 Sullivan Tennessee 22 Apr 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Krigia virginica
ETSU030328 Cocke Tennessee
ETSU
Krigia virginica
MEM020773 Fayette Tennessee 02 Apr 2016 Darrell W. Brandon, Allan Trently
1344
MEM
Krigia virginica
UCHT041357 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT041355 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT041353 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
MEM006436 Marshall Kentucky 20 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1709
MEM
Krigia virginica
MEM012671 Blount Tennessee 26 Apr 1969 Raymond Athey
s.n.
MEM
Krigia virginica
MEM006055 Calloway Kentucky 17 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1682
MEM
Krigia virginica
UCHT041356 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
N/A Knox Tennessee Albert Ruth
671
UCHT
Krigia virginica
N/A Knox Tennessee Albert Ruth
UCHT
Krigia virginica
N/A Knox Tennessee Albert Ruth
UCHT
Krigia virginica
N/A Bedford Tennessee 09 May 1898 H. Eggert
UCHT
Krigia virginica
UCHT041354 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Krigia virginica
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