Triticum aestivum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusTriticum
SpeciesTriticum aestivum L.
Common Namecommon wheat
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (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.

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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
Triticum aestivum subsp. vulgare Triticum aestivum subsp. vulgare (Vill.) Thell.
Triticum aestivum var. hybernum Triticum aestivum var. hybernum (L.) Farw.
Triticum estivum Triticum estivum Raf.
Triticum hybernum Triticum hybernum L.
Triticum macha Triticum macha Dekap. & Menab.
Triticum sativum Triticum sativum Lam.
Triticum sativum var. aestivum Triticum sativum var. aestivum (L.) Alph. Wood
Triticum sativum var. vulgare Triticum sativum var. vulgare (Vill.) Vilm.
Triticum sphaerococcum Triticum sphaerococcum Percival
Triticum vulgare Triticum vulgare Vill.
Triticum vulgare var. aestivum Triticum vulgare var. aestivum (L.) Spenn.

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), Boone (KY), Bracken (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Estill (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Grant (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Owen (KY), Pendleton (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Union (TN), Wayne (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100158557 Harlan Kentucky 04 Jun 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
983
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158623 Madison Kentucky 04 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-381
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158581 Marion Kentucky 22 Jun 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
5794
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100767852 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
169
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158656 Muhlenberg Kentucky 01 Jun 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5606
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158631 Madison Kentucky 05 Jul 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4360
EKY
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008303 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008299 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008300 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008304 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008311 Pickett Tennessee
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008305 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008301 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008307 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008308 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
31234100158649 Madison Kentucky 23 May 1982 Ronald L. Jones
3636
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158607 Clinton Kentucky 13 May 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-161
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158615 Estill Kentucky 01 May 1968 Nancy Hill
EKY
Triticum aestivum
31234100158599 Barren Kentucky 11 Apr 1993 Charles Lapham
57
EKY
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008302 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008312 Pickett Tennessee
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008306 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008310 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008298 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
BEREA008309 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Triticum aestivum
31973000023703 Bracken Kentucky 20 May 1983 Buddell, George
1105
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023708 Lewis Kentucky 21 May 1983 Buddell, George
1119
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023707 Pendleton Kentucky 27 May 1983 Buddell, George
1140
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023702 Grant Kentucky 07 Jun 1994 Thieret, John
57415
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023705 Kenton Kentucky 01 Jun 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
275
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023709 Sumner Tennessee 11 May 1973 Gonsoulin, Gene
3044
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023706 Campbell Kentucky 09 Jun 1974 Thieret, John
48239
KNK
Triticum aestivum
31973000023700 Campbell Kentucky 01 Jun 1980 Buddell, George
123
KNK
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036076 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036057 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036070 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036075 Union Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036061 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036056 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036058 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036068 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036053 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036066 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036055 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
31973000023701 Boone Kentucky 26 May 1979 Thieret, John
51189
KNK
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036054 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036071 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036087 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036063 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036069 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036059 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036072 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036073 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036074 Union Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036064 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036060 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036052 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036051 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
UCHT003104 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Triticum aestivum
009860 Shelby Tennessee
BOON
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036062 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036067 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0036065 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
UCHT003105 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Triticum aestivum
APSC0043693 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
31234100158664 Warren Kentucky 08 Jun 1971 Kenneth A. Nicely
3272
EKY
Triticum aestivum
APSC0057093 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0055240 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031879 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064124 Metcalfe Kentucky 18 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031875 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031873 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0052184 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0043868 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064131 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064132 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064123 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031877 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064129 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0091651 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0083019 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0114853 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031870 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031880 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0094963 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0091204 Christian Kentucky 03 Jun 1979
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031868 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031874 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064126 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0091652 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0043688 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031878 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031871 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031869 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0098432 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064134 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0089254 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064128 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064133 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031876 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064121 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
HTTU012080 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Triticum aestivum
HTTU034229 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Triticum aestivum
MTSU003586 Davidson Tennessee 26 Apr 2001 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Triticum aestivum
MTSU003747 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1980 Kevin T. Carter
50
MTSU
Triticum vulgare
UCHT024858 Tennessee
UCHT
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031867 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064130 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031872 Christian Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0064122 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Triticum aestivum
APSC0031866 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Triticum aestivum
HTTU012079 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Triticum aestivum
HTTU019076 Tennessee
HTTU
Triticum aestivum
TENN-V-0243545 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Triticum aestivum
UCHT024859 Tennessee
UCHT
Triticum aestivum
UCHT035949 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Triticum aestivum
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