Dichondra carolinensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyConvolvulaceae
Family (Traditional)Convolvulaceae
GenusDichondra
SpeciesDichondra carolinensis Michx.
Common NameCarolina ponysfoot
Growth Habitvine - forb
Plant NotesHabit: vine - forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.7
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Dichondra repens var. carolinensis Dichondra repens var. carolinensis (Michx.) Choisy

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: Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2002 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0179049 Tennessee
TENN
Dichondra carolinensis
TENN-V-0179050 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Dichondra carolinensis
TENN-V-0179048 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Dichondra carolinensis
UCHT036567 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Dichondra carolinensis
UCHT036566 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Dichondra carolinensis
UOS02330 Van Buren Tennessee 27 Sep 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Dichondra carolinensis
APSC0018474 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Dichondra carolinensis
UOS02329 Franklin Tennessee 30 Aug 2011 Jon Evans
UOS
Dichondra carolinensis
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Plant Photos

Dichondra carolinensis - Dwayne Estes
Dichondra carolinensis - Dwayne Estes