Chasmanthium laxum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusChasmanthium
SpeciesChasmanthium laxum (L.) Yates
Common Nameslender woodoats
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: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 4.3
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (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
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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
Chasmanthium gracile Chasmanthium gracile (Michx.) Link
Holcus laxus Holcus laxus L.
Uniola gracilis Uniola gracilis
Uniola uniflora Uniola uniflora

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: Calloway (KY), Clinton (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Whitley (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), McMinn (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1944 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-728
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Cumberland Tennessee 16 Aug 1986 Henry R. DeSelm
418
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100708500 Grundy Tennessee 11 Aug 1976 S. McCarrell, C.R. Hinkle. L.R. Smith and G.L. Wade
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100175783 Laurel Kentucky 11 Aug 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5972
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Whitley Kentucky 25 Jul 1993 Steve Walker
718
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100708484 Fentress Tennessee 26 Jul 1976 S. McCarrell, C.R. Hinkle, L.R. Smith, G.L. Wade
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
BEREA005618 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Chasmanthium laxum
BEREA005615 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Chasmanthium laxum
BEREA005617 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Chasmanthium laxum
BEREA005614 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Chasmanthium laxum
BEREA005616 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Chasmanthium laxum
31973000021276 Clinton Kentucky 03 Aug 2000 Naczi, Robert
8589
KNK
Chasmanthium laxum
31973000021274 Laurel Kentucky 24 Sep 1996 Yetter, Todd
284
KNK
Chasmanthium laxum
MDKY00004204 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Whitley Kentucky 25 Jul 1993 Steve Walker
732
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100175767 Calloway Kentucky 25 Jul 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4404
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A McCreary Kentucky 09 Oct 1978 Douglas Stephens
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100175775 Knox Kentucky 30 Sep 1993 Deborah White
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100175809 Robertson Tennessee 23 Jul 1944 Alfred Clebsch
1272
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Whitley Kentucky 22 Sep 1993 David D. Taylor
17415
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100195310 Powell Kentucky 10 Aug 1975 W. Meijer
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100195302 Calloway Kentucky 28 Sep 1978 Raymond Athey
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Clinton Kentucky 03 Aug 2000 Robert F. C. Naczi
8589
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
31234100175791 Fentress Tennessee 12 Aug 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
383
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A McCreary Kentucky 12 Jul 1991 Amy C. Sprinkle
31
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032395 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032390 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032345 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032372 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032380 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032385 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032370 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032387 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032378 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032371 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032375 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032405 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032420 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032397 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032377 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032415 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032362 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032356 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
MDKY00004207 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Chasmanthium laxum
MDKY00004205 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032412 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032383 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032403 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032348 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032367 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032351 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032347 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032384 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032388 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032411 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032359 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032366 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032422 White Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032382 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032421 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032379 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032404 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032374 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032402 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032406 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032363 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032381 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032354 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0240954 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032393 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032364 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032398 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032399 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032391 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032394 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032386 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032410 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032392 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032358 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032376 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032365 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032418 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032587 Laurel Kentucky
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032368 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032419 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032353 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032407 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032396 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032389 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032350 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032417 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032361 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032423 White Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032355 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032346 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032416 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002863 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002867 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002859 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002869 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002858 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002864 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002861 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002860 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032409 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032352 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0082318 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0087265 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0107147 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034317 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0082321 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0112351 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034309 White Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0083739 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034310 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0107148 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034315 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034316 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034318 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002870 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
008717 Hamilton Tennessee
BOON
Chasmanthium laxum
008721 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0094211 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034308 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034314 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034312 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0112367 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0096968 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0063215 Calloway Kentucky 31 Aug 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0107145 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0096971 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0053697 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0107146 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU018880 McCreary Kentucky
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0050478 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU024055 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU024356 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
MTSU003592 Bradley Tennessee 20 Aug 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT035817 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT035818 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT035819 Robertson Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07717 Marion Tennessee 07 Oct 1999 Al Good
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07719 Van Buren Tennessee 11 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07714 Coffee Tennessee 06 Aug 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07715 Franklin Tennessee 29 Jun 2009 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07713 Franklin Tennessee 31 Jul 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07721 Coffee Tennessee 18 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07722 Franklin Tennessee 24 Jun 2003 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177069 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177051 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU011810 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU011813 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU011812 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
HTTU011811 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07718 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177066 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177064 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177061 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177052 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177071 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177074 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177053 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177050 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177070 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177057 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177067 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177072 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177056 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177068 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177073 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
SWMT00893 Tennessee Legit J. F. Joor, M. D.
SWMT
Uniola gracilis
UCHT035816 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0082319 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0096036 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0097067 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0096967 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034311 White Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0034327 White Tennessee
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032373 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032349 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032401 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032400 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032369 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032413 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032414 Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032357 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177076 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177058 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
BRIT177065 Tennessee
VDB
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07723 Franklin Tennessee 06 Oct 2007 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07720 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
UOS07712 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Chasmanthium laxum
APSC0096970 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002857 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT006469 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002862 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
UCHT002868 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032424 White Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032360 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
TENN-V-0032408 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Chasmanthium laxum
31973000021275 Powell Kentucky 04 Aug 1979 Thieret, John
51141
KNK
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Laurel Kentucky 30 Aug 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-79
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Scott Tennessee 02 Aug 1992 Steve Walker
459
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Grundy Tennessee 11 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5059
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
N/A Laurel Kentucky 24 Aug 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-694
EKY
Chasmanthium laxum
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