Sisyrinchium atlanticum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyIridaceae
Family (Traditional)Iridaceae
GenusSisyrinchium
SpeciesSisyrinchium atlanticum E. P. Bicknell
Common Nameeastern blue-eyed grass
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Equitant; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.7
C value 7
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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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
Sisyrinchium apiculatum Sisyrinchium apiculatum Bickn.
Sisyrinchium corymbosum Sisyrinchium corymbosum
Sisyrinchium longifolium Sisyrinchium longifolium
Sisyrinchium mucronatum var. atlanticum Sisyrinchium mucronatum var. atlanticum (E.P. Bicknell) H.E. Ahles
Sisyrinchium scoparium Sisyrinchium scoparium
Sisyrinchium violaceum Sisyrinchium violaceum

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: Ballard (KY), Carter (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Laurel (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1959 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100097557 Putnam Tennessee 21 May 1971 Robert Kral
42783
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100097490 Laurel Kentucky 13 Jun 1993 Steve Walker
615
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100175742 Pulaski Kentucky 10 Apr 1976 J. Sackett
38
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100175759 Rowan Kentucky 10 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2806
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
ETSU002537 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
ETSU002542 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
ETSU002543 Unicoi Tennessee 22 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072640 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072638 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072622 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072624 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072620 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072627 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072729 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100097532 Cumberland Tennessee 11 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4897
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100097565 Pulaski Kentucky 17 May 1991 John Richard Abbott
203
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100097540 Lawrence Tennessee 03 Jun 1971 Robert Kral
42841
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31234100097573 Hardin Kentucky 01 Jun 1978 Ray Cranfill
766
EKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BEREA004726 Pulaski Kentucky 15 May 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
301
BEREA
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BEREA004725 Pulaski Kentucky 17 May 1991 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
203
BEREA
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
ETSU002541 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
31973000014290 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MDKY00005417 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072647 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072639 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072644 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072621 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0192536 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072628 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072650 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072632 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0240778 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072637 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072522 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072641 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0240888 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072626 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072648 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072631 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072630 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072636 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072635 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008481 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072642 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072629 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072651 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072619 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072623 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072633 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072645 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072646 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072649 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0072643 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008478 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008489 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008477 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0093472 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0110986 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008486 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT008479 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
007539 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0082267 Lewis Tennessee 30 May 2013 Judy Redden
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0072456 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0110985 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0038222 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0051372 Lewis Tennessee 06 May 1989 R. Kral
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0064916 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
HTTU029006 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002855 Rutherford Tennessee 22 Apr 1999 Chris Garner
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
02857 Coffee Tennessee
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002859 Giles Tennessee 16 Apr 1988 David McGavock
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002861 Cannon Tennessee 26 Apr 1981 Molly Pike
43
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0091213 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0072527 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0107118 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0053811 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0110987 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0083565 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
APSC0084300 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002852 Rutherford Tennessee 23 Apr 1988 Joseph W. Smith
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002857 Coffee Tennessee 18 Apr 1987 Kim A. Davis
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002854 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Apr 1995 Cristina Scola
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002858 Franklin Tennessee 25 Apr 1994 Leonard King
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0245197 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
TENN-V-0244217 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UOS07198 Bledsoe Tennessee 12 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
MTSU002853 DeKalb Tennessee 01 Apr 1988 Phillip Hendrix
MTSU
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UCHT037065 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee D.R. Pickens
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 15 Apr 1976 Stephen H. Smith
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 10 May 1962 R.K. Goodman
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UOS07203 Franklin Tennessee 05 May 1959 William A. Craig
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 22 Apr 1968 H.L. Bethea
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 15 Apr 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UTM00218 Tennessee
UTM
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168796 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168797 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168795 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168788 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168783 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168997 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 15 Apr 1972 Henry Hughes
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 12 May 1969 D.R. Pickins
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
N/A Franklin Tennessee 17 Apr 1977 David Ellis
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
UOS07196 Franklin Tennessee 10-May-73 Jarrell
UOS
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT169000 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168790 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168999 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT121967 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168794 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168793 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168785 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168998 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168779 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168787 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168780 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168784 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168799 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168792 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT121966 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168798 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168791 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168782 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168781 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168786 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
BRIT168789 Tennessee
VDB
Sisyrinchium atlanticum
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