Dalea leporina

Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
SpeciesDalea leporina (Aiton) Bullock
Common Namefoxtail prairie clover
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.8
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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


SynonymFull Citation
Dalea alopecuroides Dalea alopecuroides Willd.
Dalea lagopus Dalea lagopus (Cav.) Willd.
Dalea pedunculata Dalea pedunculata Pursh
Parosela alopecuroides Parosela alopecuroides (Willd.) Rydb.
Parosela lagopus Parosela lagopus
Psoralea leporina Psoralea leporina Aiton

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: Davidson (TN), Humphreys (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1877 - 1877

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0126219 Humphreys Tennessee
Dalea alopecuroides
TENN-V-0210152 Davidson Tennessee 05 Sep 1877 A. Gattinger
Dalea leporina
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