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Leavenworthia exigua Rollins
TENNESSEE GLADECRESS
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Leavenworthia exigua, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Leavenworthia exigua, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Leavenworthia exigua, whole plant - in flower - general view
Leavenworthia exigua, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
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© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Leavenworthia exigua, stem - showing leaf bases

Leavenworthia exigua, leaf - basal or on lower stem
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Leavenworthia exigua, leaf - basal or on lower stem
Leavenworthia exigua, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Leavenworthia exigua, inflorescence - lateral view of flower

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Leavenworthia exigua Rollins
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Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Leavenworthia Torr. – gladecress
Species Leavenworthia exigua Rollins – Tennessee gladecress

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The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Leavenworthia exigua . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
exigua </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. exigua
Tennessee gladecress Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
laciniata </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata
Tennessee gladecress Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
lutea </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. lutea
Tennessee gladecress

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Leavenworthia exigua Rollins
Tennessee gladecress

Image of Leavenworthia exigua

General Information
Symbol: LEEX
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
About our new maps
Plants-NRCS Logos
green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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Synonyms

Classification

Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Leavenworthia Torr. – gladecress
Species Leavenworthia exigua Rollins – Tennessee gladecress

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Leavenworthia exigua . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
exigua </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. exigua
Tennessee gladecress Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
laciniata </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata
Tennessee gladecress Distribution of <i>
Leavenworthia exigua</i>
Rollins var. <i>
lutea </i>
Leavenworthia exigua var. lutea
Tennessee gladecress

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Related Links

More Accounts and Images
ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (LEEX)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (LEEX)
Native Plants Network (LEEX)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover


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4. Leavenworthia exigua Rollins, Rhodora. 58: 75, plate 1223, fig. 2. 1956.

Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata Rollins; L. exigua var. lutea Rollins

Stems (when present) 1-1.5 dm. Basal leaves: petiole 1.2-4 cm; blade 2.5-4.5(-6) cm, lobes 1-4 on each side, margins entire or shallowly dentate, terminal lobe orbicular to broadly ovate, 0.5-1 cm × 4-10 mm, considerably larger than lateral lobes, margins entire or shallowly dentate. Fruiting pedicels : solitary flowers 30-60 mm; racemes 10-25 mm. Flowers: sepals widely spreading, oblong-linear, 3-4.5(-5) × 0.9-1.5 mm; petals spreading, white, lavender, or yellow, spatulate, (5-)6-8(-9) × 1.7-3(-4) mm, claw yellow, 1.8-2.5 mm, apex shallowly emarginate, apical notch 0.1-0.4(-0.6) mm deep; filaments: median 2.2-4.2 mm, lateral 1-1.9 mm; anthers 0.5-0.9 mm. Fruits oblong, (1-)1.5-2.2 cm × (3.5-)4-5(-5.5) mm, smooth, latiseptate, (not margined); valves thin; ovules (4-)6-14 per ovary; style 0.7-1.7(-2.2) mm. Seeds 2.5-3.5 mm diam.; wing 0.2-0.5 mm wide; embryo straight. 2 n = 22.

Flowering Mar-May. Limestone glades, pastures, near limestone sinks, roadsides, old fields, thin soil over limestone beds; 70-300 m; Ala., Ga., Ky., Tenn.

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