Paspalum setaceum var. ciliatifolium

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPaspalum
Species: Paspalum setaceum
Infrapecies:Paspalum setaceum (Michx.) Vasey var. ciliatifolium
Common NameFringeleaf paspalum
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Caryopsis; Fruit Type: Grain; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Parietal; Placentation Type: Basal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Paspalum ciliatifolium Paspalum ciliatifolium Michx.
Paspalum ciliatifolium var. brevifolium Paspalum ciliatifolium var. brevifolium Vasey
Paspalum ciliatifolium var. ciliatifolium Paspalum ciliatifolium var. ciliatifolium Michx.
Paspalum eggertii Paspalum eggertii
Paspalum kentuckiense Paspalum kentuckiense Nash
Paspalum spathaceum Paspalum spathaceum Desv. ex 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: Campbell (KY), Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Pike (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Simpson (KY), Woodford (KY), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Shelby (TN), Sullivan (TN), Warren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA022926 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Paspalum setaceum
ETSU005854 Carter Tennessee 08 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Paspalum setaceum
31973000023055 Campbell Kentucky 27 Sep 1975 Thieret, John
48864
KNK
Paspalum muehlenbergii
31973000023057 Campbell Kentucky 20 Sep 1981 Buddell, George
445
KNK
Paspalum muehlenbergii
TENN-V-0017728 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum setaceum
TENN-V-0018215 Woodford Kentucky
TENN
Paspalum setaceum
TENN-V-0017729 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum setaceum
UCHT001842 Polk Tennessee 23 Aug 1986 Gene S. Van Horn
2458
UCHT
Paspalum setaceum
31234100752607 Laurel Kentucky 20 Aug 1991 Landon E. McKinney, Ron Jones.
4775
EKY
Paspalum setaceum
31234100767613 Madison Kentucky 25 Sep 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
192
EKY
Paspalum setaceum
31234100734274 Simpson Kentucky 05 Oct 1988 RKC
8753
EKY
Paspalum ciliatifolium
ETSU006207 Sullivan Tennessee 18 Oct 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Paspalum setaceum
31973000023061 Pike Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53699
KNK
Paspalum ciliatifolium
MDKY00005064 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Paspalum setaceum
TENN-V-0166272 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum setaceum
UCHT006309 Montgomery Tennessee
UCHT
Paspalum setaceum
UCHT006293 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Paspalum setaceum
UCHT001841 Polk Tennessee 18 Jul 1980 Gene S. Van Horn
1957
UCHT
Paspalum setaceum
UOS08072 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Paspalum setaceum
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