Elymus riparius

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusElymus
SpeciesElymus riparius Wiegand
Common NameRiverbank Wildrye
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: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 5.7
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Bath (KY), Carter (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Elliott (KY), Fayette (KY), Floyd (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Hart (KY), Jackson (KY), Johnson (KY), Kenton (KY), Letcher (KY), Lewis (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Morgan (KY), Oldham (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Spencer (KY), Wayne (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Monroe (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1960 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21886
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134384 Rockcastle Kentucky 28 Aug 1999 Koh Ming Wei
806
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134327 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
578
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134368 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Carol Hanley
346
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134319 Bath Kentucky 27 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
698
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134343 Johnson Kentucky 19 Oct 1978 Richard H. Hannan
930
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134376 Montgomery Kentucky 30 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
782
EKY
Elymus riparius
BEREA006198 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus riparius
BEREA006199 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus riparius
ETSU005048 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003480 Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003465 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003481 Unicoi Tennessee 12 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
31234100134335 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3146
EKY
Elymus riparius
N/A Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21886
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100134350 Letcher Kentucky 11 Aug 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
461
EKY
Elymus riparius
31234100773983 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21886
EKY
Elymus riparius
BEREA006197 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus riparius
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003464 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003466 Carter Tennessee 18 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003468 Carter Tennessee 18 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003463 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU006793 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003479 Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003469 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU006795 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU005766 Sullivan Tennessee 20 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU006794 Carter Tennessee 23 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
31973000021852 Dickson Tennessee 22 Jul 1973 Gonsoulin, Gene
3198
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021857 Kenton Kentucky 23 Jul 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
431
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021855 Johnson Kentucky 22 Jul 1973 Keil, David
4003
KNK
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004611 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004604 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004606 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004610 Elliott Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004603 Elliott Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036753 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036755 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036756 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036750 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036752 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
ETSU006796 Carter Tennessee 11 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Carter Tennessee 11 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Nov 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
31973000021853 Floyd Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53743
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021849 Greenup Kentucky 06 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53646
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021847 Lewis Kentucky 27 Jul 1996 Gelis, Rudy
M1-1295
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021846 McCreary Kentucky 24 Jun 1984 Thieret, John
55303
KNK
Elymus riparius
31973000021848 Rowan Kentucky 03 Aug 1988 Risk, Allen
1816
KNK
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004608 Wayne Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004607 Spencer Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
MDKY00004609 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036758 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036764 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036763 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036765 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036761 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036748 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036749 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036746 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036745 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036760 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036754 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036751 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
UCHT003134 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
APSC0095513 Johnson Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0101270 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095512 Carter Kentucky 15 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0071155 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0071136 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095634 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036757 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036762 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036747 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
TENN-V-0036759 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Elymus riparius
UCHT003133 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
APSC0033100 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095499 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095498 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095637 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0055620 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095514 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0076060 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0078572 Johnson Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095638 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
N/A Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
HTTU018910 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus riparius
APSC0077458 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0104925 Clinton Kentucky 22 Aug 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095631 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0095632 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
APSC0063685 Pike Kentucky
APSC
Elymus riparius
HTTU024358 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus riparius
HTTU011852 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus riparius
UCHT038717 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
UCHT038718 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
UCHT038716 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
ETSU032041 Johnson Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU009240 Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU027193 Sullivan Tennessee 27 Jul 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18278
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU026516 Hawkins Tennessee 20 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19681
ETSU
Elymus riparius
MEM000099 Shelby Tennessee 06 Jul 1960 M.D. Hassell
s.n.
MEM
Elymus riparius
HTTU011851 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus riparius
UCHT035016 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus riparius
ETSU026164 Hawkins Tennessee 17 May 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19328
ETSU
Elymus riparius
ETSU003433 Tennessee 24 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 20 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Elymus riparius
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 17 May 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Elymus riparius
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