Aeschynomene virginica NatureServe Explorer Species Reports -- NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports -- ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Aeschynomene virginica is a rare species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common names Virginia jointvetch and sensitive jointvetch. It is native to a small section of the East Coast of the United States, where it has a fluctuating annual global population scattered in about 20 mostly small occurrences. Counts and estimates revealed two populations in New Jersey including several thousand individuals, one population of a few hundred plants in Maryland, several variable and unstable populations in ditches in North Carolina, and several populations including about 5000 individuals in Virginia. Habitat
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sensitive joint-vetch (Aeschynomene virginica)
Current listing status
- States/US Territories in which the sensitive joint-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
, New Jersey
, North Carolina
- US Counties in which the sensitive joint-vetch, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:
- USFWS Refuges in which the sensitive joint-vetch, Wherever found is known to occur:
James River National Wildlife Refuge, Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Federal Register Documents
No critical habitat rules have been published for the sensitive joint-vetch.