Alopecurus carolinianus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAlopecurus
SpeciesAlopecurus carolinianus Walter
Common NameCarolina foxtail
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 1.2
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Alopecurus geniculatus var. caespitosus Alopecurus geniculatus var. caespitosus Scribn.
Alopecurus geniculatus var. ramosus Alopecurus geniculatus var. ramosus (Poir.) H. St. John
Alopecurus gracilis Alopecurus gracilis Willd. ex Trin.
Alopecurus macounii Alopecurus macounii Vasey
Alopecurus pedalis Alopecurus pedalis Bosc ex P. Beauv.
Alopecurus ramosus Alopecurus ramosus Poir.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Ballard (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Fulton (KY), Gallatin (KY), Grant (KY), Graves (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Simpson (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lincoln (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100115722 Tennessee 20 Apr 1985 Henry R. DeSelm
334
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
BEREA005358 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Alopecurus carolinianus
BEREA005360 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Alopecurus carolinianus
31973000020669 Campbell Kentucky 26 May 1980 Buddell, George
34
KNK
Alopecurus carolinianus
31973000020662 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Alopecurus carolinianus
31973000020666 Logan Kentucky
KNK
Alopecurus carolinianus
31973000020670 Gallatin Kentucky 03 May 1985 Thieret, John
56040
KNK
Alopecurus carolinianus
MDKY00004259 Fulton Kentucky
MDKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
MDKY00004260 Ballard Kentucky
MDKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027514 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027499 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027482 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027493 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027483 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115730 Benton Tennessee 23 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69C4.12
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115672 Fulton Kentucky 06 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C3.1
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115748 Obion Tennessee 06 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C2.2
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115656 Adair Kentucky 27 May 1988 Bruce Hoagland
103
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115631 Ballard Kentucky 29 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E6.3
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115664 Caldwell Kentucky 20 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3728
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115680 Henderson Kentucky 29 Apr 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3544
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
31234100115698 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4027
EKY
Alopecurus carolinianus
BEREA005359 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027496 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027484 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027490 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027473 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027492 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027475 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027503 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027501 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027478 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027510 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027486 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027507 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027481 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027509 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027488 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027494 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027479 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027508 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027568 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027516 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027476 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027474 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027504 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027498 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027583 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027477 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027500 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027502 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027487 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027515 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027511 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027497 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027495 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0150769 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027485 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027506 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027517 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027584 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027489 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027505 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027512 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027588 Henderson Kentucky
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027491 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0075265 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027513 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0027480 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0069047 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034937 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0054966 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0084769 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0076209 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0053895 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034929 Christian Kentucky 09 May 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034943 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0072981 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0079722 Christian Kentucky 06 May 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098864 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034934 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034919 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098863 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098426 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0062669 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034924 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098859 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034921 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034920 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034928 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0073134 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098429 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034942 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0062770 Simpson Kentucky 23 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0070218 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098865 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0079730 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0077015 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0077183 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034940 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034918 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034933 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034930 Christian Kentucky 09 Jul 1994 Sallie Noel
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
UCHT002513 Robertson Tennessee
UCHT
Alopecurus carolinianus
UCHT002514 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Alopecurus carolinianus
008430 Benton Tennessee
BOON
Alopecurus carolinianus
008431 Obion Tennessee
BOON
Alopecurus carolinianus
008432 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Alopecurus carolinianus
008429 Benton Tennessee
BOON
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0055091 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0062668 Logan Kentucky 10 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034923 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034941 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098861 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0045537 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
HTTU011743 Kentucky
HTTU
Alopecurus carolinianus
HTTU011742 Kentucky
HTTU
Alopecurus carolinianus
MTSU003542 Haywood Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Alopecurus carolinianus
TENN-V-0244138 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Alopecurus carolinianus
UCHT035001 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034932 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0079766 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098858 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034917 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034922 Caldwell Kentucky 03 Jun 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0062771 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0079721 Christian Kentucky 06 May 1979
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0034939 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098431 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0098430 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
APSC0069669 Logan Kentucky 24 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Alopecurus carolinianus
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