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Collection Details

Species: Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.

Fabaceae Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.
Tiana F. Franklin , Keri McNew, Bob O'Kennon 129

Collection Date: 3 June 2009
Determined By: T. F. Franklin
Determination Date: 3 June 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. In smaller clearing to the South of the Northeasternmost clearing on Todd Island, West of river.

Locality Site Specific: Todd Island

DD Latitude: 32.8545

DD Longitude: -97.4814


Habitat Description: In open clearing, receiving full sun. Growing with Tetragonotheca ludoviciana, Dalea phleioides var. microphylla, Hymenopappus artemisiifolius, Cnidoscolus texanus, Monarda, Matelea cynanchoides.

Soil Description: Deep sandy Aquilla soils.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herbaceous perennial vine twining up last year's growth of Hymenopappus artemisiifolius. Three leaflets held rigidly perpendicular to the ground. Standard appears to be on the lower side of the flower, and is a uniform lavendar colour (as are the remainder of the petals) except for a white center with faint purple lines.

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas