Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusChamaecrista
SpeciesChamaecrista nictitans (L.) Moench ssp. nictitans
Common Namesensitive partridge pea
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.0
C value 2
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)
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** 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
Cassia aspera Cassia aspera Muhl. ex Elliott
Cassia aspera var. mohrii Cassia aspera var. mohrii Pollard
Cassia exunguis Cassia exunguis Urb.
Cassia nictitans Cassia nictitans Wydler ex Steud.
Cassia nictitans var. commixta Cassia nictitans var. commixta Millsp.
Cassia nictitans var. hebecarpa Cassia nictitans var. hebecarpa Fernald
Cassia nictitans var. leiocarpa Cassia nictitans var. leiocarpa Fernald
Cassia nictitans var. mohrii Cassia nictitans var. mohrii J.F.Macbr.
Chamaecrista aspera Chamaecrista aspera (Muhl. ex Elliott) Greene
Chamaecrista exunguis Chamaecrista exunguis Britton
Chamaecrista mohrii Chamaecrista mohrii Small ex Britton & Rose
Chamaecrista multipinnata Chamaecrista multipinnata Greene
Chamaecrista nictitans var. hebecarpa Chamaecrista nictitans var. hebecarpa (Fern.) C.F.Reed
Chamaecrista nictitans var. leiocarpa Chamaecrista nictitans var. leiocarpa (Fern.) C.F.Reed
Chamaecrista procumbens Chamaecrista procumbens Greene

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: Bell (KY), Carter (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Marshall (KY), Pike (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hawkins (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 1986

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100423100 Laurel Kentucky 01 Sep 1986 Ralph L. Thompson
86-675
EKY
Cassia nictitans
ETSU008394 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122528 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122504 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122486 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122535 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122536 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122463 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122515 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122534 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122503 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122462 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122488 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122520 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122532 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122755 Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122468 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122531 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122491 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122524 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122756 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122525 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122464 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122530 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122780 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122499 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122537 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122521 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122497 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122512 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122509 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122808 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122527 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122522 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122469 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122470 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122485 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122484 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122490 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122478 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122518 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122477 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122500 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122482 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122474 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122538 White Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122519 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122473 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122480 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122517 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122510 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122778 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122475 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122493 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122466 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122495 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122467 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122479 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122506 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122513 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122494 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122507 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122487 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122533 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122508 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122526 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122809 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122779 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122492 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122496 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122505 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122502 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122511 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122514 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122501 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122539 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122489 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122465 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016327 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016324 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122481 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122498 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122516 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122781 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122471 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122483 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122476 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122529 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122523 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0122472 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016317 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016313 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016310 Moore Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016318 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016312 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016314 Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016321 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023730 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023732 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023735 Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023734 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
MTSU024497 Putnam Tennessee
MTSU
Cassia nictitans
MTSU005747 Cannon Tennessee 12 Aug 1980 Landon E. McKinney
0205
MTSU
Cassia nictitans
TENN-V-0244025 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016320 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016311 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016319 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016309 Moore Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
UCHT016325 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023733 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023704 Hamilton Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023731 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
HTTU023736 Logan Kentucky
HTTU
Cassia nictitans
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Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Alaina Krakowiak
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Alaina Krakowiak
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Dwayne Estes
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Joey Shaw
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell
Chamaecrista nictitans ssp. nictitans - Theo Witsell