Crotalaria sagittalis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusCrotalaria
SpeciesCrotalaria sagittalis L.
Common Namearrowhead rattlebox, Cascabelito, Chinchin, Chipilin De Montana, Chipilin De Monte, Cohetillo, Espadilla, Guache, Rattle-box, Trebol Silvestre
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.6
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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

SynonymFull Citation
Crotalaria pilosa Crotalaria pilosa Mill.
Crotalaria sagittalis var. blumeriana Crotalaria sagittalis var. blumeriana Senn
Crotalaria sagittalis var. fruticosa Crotalaria sagittalis var. fruticosa (P. Mill.) Fawcett & Rendle
Crotalaria sagittalis var. oblonga Crotalaria sagittalis var. oblonga Michx.

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: Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Graves (KY), Grayson (KY), Hickman (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Pike (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Webster (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1957 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100423860 Coffee Tennessee 11 Jul 2001 Dwayne Estes
2517
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423779 Todd Kentucky 05 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3542
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423761 Pike Kentucky 14 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9263
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423787 Todd Kentucky 05 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3542
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423811 Hardin Tennessee 17 Jun 1980 Ronald L. Jones
2654
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
BEREA013386 Grayson Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria sagittalis
BEREA013387 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria sagittalis
BEREA013383 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123691 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123671 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123670 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123689 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123698 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123688 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123679 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423753 Breckinridge Kentucky 25 Jul 2009 Landon E. McKinney
10155
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100754751 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 1980 R. Hannan
4004
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423852 Weakley Tennessee 07 Aug 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
31234100423795 Webster Kentucky 26 Jun 1957 Mary E. Wharton
183
EKY
Crotalaria sagittalis
BEREA013384 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria sagittalis
BEREA013385 Graves Kentucky
BEREA
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123668 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123703 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123706 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123675 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123676 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123669 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123672 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123685 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123702 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123684 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123704 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123673 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123678 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123683 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123686 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123674 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123697 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123699 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123687 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123705 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123701 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123681 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123695 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123677 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123693 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123680 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123696 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123700 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123694 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123692 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
UCHT016459 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014063 Todd Kentucky 26 Sep 1971 Edward Chester
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014050 Stewart Tennessee 07 Aug 1974 Edward W. Chester
2843
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014066 Anderson Tennessee 11 Aug 1979 Edward W. Chester
4190
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014053 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014065 Humphreys Tennessee 16 Aug 2001 Stephanie M. Gunn
4A
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0086758 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0088790 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0086756 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123690 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
TENN-V-0123682 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Crotalaria sagittalis
UCHT016457 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0089269 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0086755 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014055 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0088789 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014068 Knox Tennessee 02 Aug 1965 Wayne Chester
943
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0101170 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0086898 Christian Kentucky 11 Aug 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0104842 Caldwell Kentucky 07 Jul 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0086757 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014054 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014056 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014058 McNairy Tennessee 31 Jul 1982 Vernon Bates
3245
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
HTTU023827 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Crotalaria sagittalis
HTTU023828 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Crotalaria sagittalis
HTTU023826 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Crotalaria sagittalis
UCHT032320 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crotalaria sagittalis
UCHT032318 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crotalaria sagittalis
UCHT032319 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crotalaria sagittalis
UOS02717 Franklin Tennessee 09 Aug 1962 Betty Powell Lackey
UOS
Crotalaria sagittalis
UOS02718 Coffee Tennessee 01 Oct 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014057 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
APSC0014051 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Crotalaria sagittalis
HTTU023824 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Crotalaria sagittalis
MTSU006046 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Crotalaria sagittalis
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