Cleome hassleriana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCleomaceae
Family (Traditional)Cleomaceae
GenusCleome
Species:Cleome hassleriana Chod.
Common NamePink Queen
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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: palmate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 5; Leaflet Number: 7; Leaflet Number: 9; Base Flower Color: Pink; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (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.

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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
Cleome hassleriana Cleome hassleriana Chod.
Tarenaya hassleriana Tarenaya hassleriana (Chodat) H. H. Iltis

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: Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), Giles (TN), Lawrence (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Maury (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000008118 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cleome hassleriana
31973000008119 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109297 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109295 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109296 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109299 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109293 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109301 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
31973000008122 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Cleome hassleriana
31973000008121 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cleome hassleriana
31973000008120 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109294 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109302 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109300 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
TENN-V-0109298 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Cleome hassleriana
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