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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Dicots
Family Name: Fabaceae

SPECIES

Aeschynomene - [maps | photos]

Albizia - [maps | photos]

Amorpha - [maps | photos]

  • Amorpha fruticosa L.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: tall false indigo
    Synonyms:
             • Amorpha nitens Boynt.
             • Amorpha tennesseensis Shuttlw. ex Kunze

Amphicarpaea - [maps | photos]

Apios - [maps | photos]

  • Apios americana Medik.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: groundnut
  • Apios priceana B.L. Rob. (TN Endangered)  (Fed Listed Threatened)
    Common Name: traveler's delight, Price's potato bean

Astragalus - [maps | photos]

  • Astragalus bibullatus Barneby & E.L. Bridges (TN Endangered)  (Fed Listed Endangered)
    Common Name: limestone glade milk vetch

Baptisia - [maps | photos]

             • Baptisia lactea (Raf.) Thieret
             • Baptisia leucantha Torr. & A. Gray
             • Baptisia leucophaea Nutt. var. glabrescens Larisey
             • Baptisia bracteata Muhl. ex Ell. var. glabrescens (Larisey) Isely
             • Baptisia leucophaea Nutt.

Centrosema - [maps | photos]

Cercis - [maps | photos]

Chamaecrista - [maps | photos]

  • Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: sleeping plant, partridge pea
    Synonyms:
             • Cassia fasciculata Michx.
             • Cassia nictitans L.

Cladrastis - [maps | photos]

             • Cladrastis lutea (Michx. f.) K. Koch

Clitoria - [maps | photos]

Crotalaria - [maps | photos]

  • Crotalaria purshii DC. (TN Endangered -Possibly Extirpated)
    Common Name: Pursh's rattlebox

Cytisus - [maps | photos]

Dalea - [maps | photos]

  • Dalea candida Michx. ex Willd. (TN Threatened)
    Common Name: white prairie clover
    Synonyms:
             • Petalostemon candidus Michx.
  • Dalea foliosa (A. Gray) Barneby (TN Endangered)  (Fed Listed Endangered)
    Common Name: leafy prairie clover
    Synonyms:
             • Petalostemon foliosus Gray
             • Petalostemon gattingeri (Heller) Heller
  • Dalea leporina (Aiton) Bullock
    NWI R2 TN: No Wetland Indicator
    Common Name: foxtail prairie clover
    Synonyms:
             • Dalea alopecuroides Willd.
  • Dalea purpurea Vent. (TN Endangered)
    Common Name: violet prairie clover
    Synonyms:
             • Petalostemon purpureus (Vent.) Rydb.

Desmanthus - [maps | photos]

  • Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMill. ex B.L. Rob. & Fernald
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: prairie bundle flower

Desmodium - [maps | photos]

             • Desmodium dillenii Darl. p.p.
             • Desmodium dillenii Darl.
             • Desmodium paniculatum (L.) DC. Var. dillenii (Darl.) Isely

Dioclea - [maps | photos]

  • Dioclea multiflora (Torr. & A. Gray) C. Mohr
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: Boykin's cluster pea
    Synonyms:
             • Galactia mohlenbrockii R.H. Maxwell

Galactia - [maps | photos]

Gleditsia - [maps | photos]

Gymnocladus - [maps | photos]

Indigofera - [maps | photos]

Kummerowia - [maps | photos]

  • Kummerowia stipulacea * (Maxim.) Makino
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland -
    Common Name: Korean clover
    Synonyms:
             • Lespedeza stipulacea Maxim.
  • Kummerowia striata * (Thunb.) Schindl.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: Japanese clover
    Synonyms:
             • Lespedeza striata (Thunb.) Hook. & Arn.

Lathyrus - [maps | photos]

  • Lathyrus palustris L. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: marsh pea
  • Lathyrus venosus Muhl. ex Willd.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: veiny pea

Lespedeza - [maps | photos]

  • Lespedeza angustifolia (Pursh) Ell. (TN Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland +
    Common Name: narrowleaf lespedeza
  • Lespedeza capitata Michx.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: roundhead lespedeza
  • Lespedeza cuneata * (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don
    NWI R2 TN: No Wetland Indicator
    Common Name: Chinese lespedeza

Lotus - [maps | photos]

Medicago - [maps | photos]

Melilotus - [maps | photos]

  • Melilotus albus * Medik.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland -
    Common Name: white sweet clover

Mimosa - [maps | photos]

             • Schrankia microphylla (Dry.) J.F. Macbr.
             • Schrankia microphylla (Dry.) J.F. Macbr.

Orbexilum - [maps | photos]

             • Psoralea onobrychis Nutt.
             • Psoralea onobrychis Nutt.
             • Psoralea psoralioides (Walt.) Cory var. eglandulosa (Ell.) Freeman
             • Orbexilum pedunculatum (P. Mill.) Rydb. var. eglandulosum (Ell.) Isely

Pediomelum - [maps | photos]

             • Psoralea subacaulis Torr. & Gray
             • Psoralea subacaulis Torr. & Gray

Phaseolus - [maps | photos]

Pueraria - [maps | photos]

             • Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi

Rhynchosia - [maps | photos]

  • Rhynchosia latifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray (TN Endangered -Possibly Extirpated)
    Common Name: prairie snoutbean

Robinia - [maps | photos]

Securigera - [maps | photos]

             • Coronilla varia L.

Senna - [maps | photos]

  • Senna hebecarpa (Fernald) Irwin & Barneby
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: American senna
    Synonyms:
             • Cassia hebecarpa Fern.
  • Senna marilandica (L.) Link
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: Maryland senna
    Synonyms:
             • Cassia marilandica L.
             • Cassia obtusifolia L.
             • Cassia tora auct. non L.

Sesbania - [maps | photos]

  • Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Rydb. ex A.W. Hill
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: river hemp

Strophostyles - [maps | photos]

Stylosanthes - [maps | photos]

Tephrosia - [maps | photos]

Thermopsis - [maps | photos]

             • Thermopsis mollis (Michx.) M.A. Curtis ex Gray var. fraxinifolia (Nutt. ex M.A. Curtis) Isely
  • Thermopsis mollis (Michx.) M.A. Curtis ex A. Gray (TN Special Concern)
    Common Name: Allegheny Mountain golden banner
    Synonyms:
             • Thermopsis hugeri (Small) Small
             • Thermopsis caroliniana M.A. Curtis

Trifolium - [maps | photos]

             • Trifolium agrarium L.
             • Trifolium procumbens L.
  • Trifolium dubium * Sibth.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland -
    Common Name: suckling clover

Vicia - [maps | photos]

  • Vicia minutiflora F.G. Dietr.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: pygmyflower vetch
             • Vicia angustifolia L.
             • Vicia dasycarpa Ten.

Wisteria - [maps | photos]

             • Rehsonia floribunda (Willd.) Stritch
  • Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: American wisteria
    Synonyms:
             • Kraunhia macrostachya (Torr. & Gray) Small

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