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Taxon: Lespedeza virginica (L.) Britton

 
Genus: Lespedeza
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Lespedezinae
Nomen number: 21910
Place of publication: Trans. New York Acad. Sci. 12:64. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Apr-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • slender bush-clover  (Source: Leg Tex) - English
  • slender lespedeza  (Source: F GPlains) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (grazing); forage (grazing)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida (n.), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon]


References:

  1. Clewell, A. F. 1966. Native North American species of Lespedeza (Leguminosae) (Rhodora) 68:393.
  2. Isely, D. 1955. The Leguminosae of the north-central United States 2. Hedysareae Iowa State Coll. J. Sci. 30:108.
  3. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  4. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  6. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  7. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  8. Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. (Leg Tex)
  9. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  10. Wilbur, R. L. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. (Leg NCarolin)

Check other web resources for Lespedeza virginica (L.) Britton :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21910. Accessed 13 November 2018.