Erianthus giganteus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusErianthus
SpeciesErianthus giganteus (Walter) P. Beauv.
Common Name
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value 0
StatusNative
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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

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: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Graves (KY), Letcher (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Rowan (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lewis (TN), McNairy (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MDKY, APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 1998

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Ballard Kentucky 22 Sep 1976 Raymond Athey
3662
EKY
Erianthus giganteus
31234100138138 Estill Kentucky 09 Oct 1987 Richard G. Guetig
527
EKY
Erianthus giganteus
31234100138112 Calloway Kentucky 24 Sep 1982 Michael Woods
1153
EKY
Erianthus giganteus
31234100195047 McCracken Kentucky 03 Oct 1970 Raymond Athey
1261
EKY
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014967 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014966 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014959 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014964 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014962 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014969 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0015715 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0015719 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014957 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014965 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014961 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
31234100138120 Cumberland Tennessee 05 Sep 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5372
EKY
Erianthus giganteus
MDKY00004667 Letcher Kentucky
MDKY
Erianthus giganteus
MDKY00004668 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014956 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014953 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014963 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014952 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014955 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0210019 Sumner Tennessee October A. Gattinger
3628
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014960 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014958 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014968 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032565 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073934 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0082256 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
TENN-V-0014954 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0080171 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0113317 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032562 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0113199 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0062767 Calloway Kentucky 27 Sep 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032567 Christian Kentucky 07 Sep 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032568 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032564 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Sep 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0113200 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0090912 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073800 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032586 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073794 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073793 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073796 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
HTTU018922 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0099506 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0094964 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032563 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032559 Stewart Tennessee 01 Oct 1992 Edward Chester
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0073935 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032561 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0090913 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0099521 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0116121 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0032560 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
APSC0058835 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Erianthus giganteus
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