Eragrostis capillaris

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusEragrostis
SpeciesEragrostis capillaris (L.) Nees
Common Namelace grass
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; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.2
C value 3
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Eragrostis pilosa var. capillaris Eragrostis pilosa var. capillaris (L.) Kuntze

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), Bell (KY), Boone (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Owen (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pike (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Grundy (TN), Hawkins (TN), Houston (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100127271 Calloway Kentucky 03 Oct 1985 Raymond Athey
5129
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127230 Trigg Kentucky 08 Oct 1978 L. Nelson
15
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127321 Todd Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5923
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127206 Jefferson Kentucky Patricia D. Haragan
929
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127313 Lyon Kentucky 08 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3557
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127255 Butler Kentucky 11 Jan 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5270
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127339 Pike Kentucky 14 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9265
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
N/A Laurel Kentucky 09 Oct 1986 Ralph L. Thompson
86-1003
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127263 Caldwell Kentucky 02 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5860a
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127305 Jackson Kentucky 01 Sep 1991 Joe Abner
91-161
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003503 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 27 Aug 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003501 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 13 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127289 Christian Kentucky 01 Sep 1984 Raymond Athey
5006
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127297 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
261
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127248 Ballard Kentucky 27 Sep 1978 Raymond Athey
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127214 Fleming Kentucky 11 Aug 2000 Kim Feeman
1271
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
31234100127222 Laurel Kentucky 11 Sep 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
914
EKY
Eragrostis capillaris
BEREA006255 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis capillaris
BEREA006252 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis capillaris
BEREA006256 Cannon Tennessee
BEREA
Eragrostis capillaris
BEREA006253 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis capillaris
BEREA006254 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003498 Carter Tennessee 23 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
N/A Carter Tennessee 15 Sep 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003504 Dickson Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003497 Carter Tennessee 18 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
31973000021946 Pendleton Kentucky 01 Oct 2005 McKinney, Landon
9770
KNK
Eragrostis capillaris
31973000021948 Boone Kentucky 28 Sep 1981 Feist, Richard
9
KNK
Eragrostis capillaris
31973000021471 Livingston Kentucky 04 Oct 1978 Athey, H.
4276
KNK
Eragrostis capillaris
31973000021950 Campbell Kentucky 15 Aug 1982 Buddell, George
1444
KNK
Eragrostis capillaris
MDKY00004630 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis capillaris
MDKY00004629 Pike Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis capillaris
MDKY00004631 Pike Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0210051 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031054 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031437 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031080 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031071 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031073 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031086 Union Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031056 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031084 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU006381 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003500 Carter Tennessee 13 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003496 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
ETSU003502 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis capillaris
31973000021951 Kenton Kentucky 11 Aug 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
459
KNK
Eragrostis capillaris
MDKY00004632 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis capillaris
MDKY00004633 Lyon Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031060 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031066 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031068 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031058 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031087 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031064 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031074 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031065 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031081 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031083 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031059 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031063 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031069 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031085 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031079 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031057 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031438 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031062 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
UCHT002777 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032951 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032703 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032724 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032960 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Oct 1941 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031055 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031077 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031075 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031070 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031061 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031078 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031082 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031072 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031067 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
TENN-V-0031076 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis capillaris
UCHT002775 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0077179 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095354 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0077459 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095356 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032704 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032952 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032722 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032956 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0068552 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0076412 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0107658 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032959 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Jul 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
MTSU003618 Coffee Tennessee 10 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Eragrostis capillaris
UOS07950 Coffee Tennessee 10 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095355 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095365 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095352 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032721 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0071831 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032949 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032725 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0068248 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0095351 Letcher Kentucky 04 Oct 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0043271 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
APSC0032961 Montgomery Tennessee 30 Jul 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Eragrostis capillaris
MTSU023792 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Eragrostis capillaris
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