Desmodium ochroleucum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusDesmodium
SpeciesDesmodium ochroleucum M. A. Curtis ex Canby
Common Namecream ticktrefoil
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.8
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[S1] (State Rank); G2 (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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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: Edmonson (KY), Franklin (TN), Lewis (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Rutherford (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 1941

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100426830 Rutherford Tennessee Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Desmodium ochroleucum
31234100758075 Edmonson Kentucky Brian Yahn
EKY
Desmodium ochroleucum
31234100758067 Edmonson Kentucky Brian Yahn
EKY
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129015 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129016 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129014 Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129013 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
APSC0017951 Montgomery Tennessee 17 Sep 1941 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Desmodium ochroleucum
UOS02742 Franklin Tennessee Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Desmodium ochroleucum
31234100758059 Edmonson Kentucky Brian Yahn
EKY
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129019 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129017 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
TENN-V-0129018 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Desmodium ochroleucum
APSC0017952 Perry Tennessee
APSC
Desmodium ochroleucum
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Plant Photos

Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield
Desmodium ochroleucum - Tara Littlefield