Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDichanthelium
Species: Dichanthelium acuminatum
Infrapecies:Dichanthelium acuminatum Sw. var. acuminatum
Common NameTapered Rosette Grass
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: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; 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; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)
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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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  • 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
Dichanthelium acuminatum subsp. acuminatum Dichanthelium acuminatum subsp. acuminatum
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum Dichanthelium acuminatum var. acuminatum
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. thurowii Dichanthelium acuminatum var. thurowii (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould & C.A. Clark
Dichanthelium auburne Dichanthelium auburne (Ashe) Mohlenbr.
Panicum acuminatum Panicum acuminatum Sw.
Panicum acuminatum var. acuminatum Panicum acuminatum var. acuminatum
Panicum acuminatum var. densiflorum Panicum acuminatum var. densiflorum (Rand & Redf.) Lelong
Panicum acuminatum var. villosum Panicum acuminatum var. villosum (A. Gray) Beetle
Panicum auburne Panicum auburne Ashe
Panicum benneri Panicum benneri Fern.
Panicum chrysopsidifolium Panicum chrysopsidifolium Nash

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), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Marshall (KY), Morgan (KY), Warren (KY), Bedford (TN), Coffee (TN), Grundy (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, ETSU, MEM, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1960 - 1979

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU003103 Tennessee
ETSU
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0019172 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0019161 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0019160 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
APSC0116924 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Dichanthelium auburne
BRIT184005 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
BRIT184003 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
BRIT184002 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
MEM012815 Fayette Kentucky 08 Jun 1977 Johnny B. Varner
10450
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM020232 Lauderdale Tennessee 01 May 1972 Patrick Keiran
307
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM010956 Edmonson Kentucky 07 Jul 1973 Jack Thompson
1098
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM000173 Shelby Tennessee 02 Jun 1962 Jack L. Tayloe
296
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM009716 Warren Kentucky 27 Jun 1968 Kenneth A. Nicely
2130
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM000171 Shelby Tennessee 1965-6 Bill Speight
s.n.
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM000174 Shelby Tennessee 01 Aug 1960 M.D. Hassell
s.n.
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
N/A Morgan Kentucky 06 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2116
EKY
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0019162 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0192572 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
TENN-V-0192551 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Panicum acuminatum
BRIT184006 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
BRIT182067 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
BRIT184001 Tennessee
VDB
Panicum acuminatum
MEM006064 Calloway Kentucky 02 Jun 1973 Raymond Athey
2345
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM008717 Shelby Tennessee 06 Jun 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
891
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM000170 Shelby Tennessee 1965-6 Pam Boggs
s.n.
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM000177 Shelby Tennessee 1965-6 Bill Speight
s.n.
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM014495 Tipton Tennessee 19 Oct 1968 Sarah J. Warrington
411
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM006141 Marshall Kentucky 21 Jun 1972 Raymond Athey
1871
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM008709 Shelby Tennessee 30 Apr 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
817
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
MEM007847 Shelby Tennessee 05 Jun 1973 John E. Thompson Jr.
1086
MEM
Panicum acuminatum
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