Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusLespedeza
Species: Lespedeza hirta
Infrapecies:Lespedeza hirta (L.) Hornem. ssp. hirta
Common NameHairy Lespedeza
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 3; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5? (Global Rank)

** 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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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
Lespedeza hirta var. calycina Lespedeza hirta var. calycina Schindl.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Dwayne Estes
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Milo Pyne
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Milo Pyne
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Milo Pyne
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Milo Pyne
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Tara Littlefield
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Tara Littlefield
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Theo Witsell
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw
Lespedeza hirta ssp. hirta - Joey Shaw