Danthonia compressa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDanthonia
SpeciesDanthonia compressa Austin
Common Nameflattened oatgrass
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: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 4.7
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (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
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Danthonia alleni Danthonia alleni
Danthonia faxonii Danthonia faxonii
Danthonia spicata var. compressa Danthonia spicata var. compressa (Austin) Alph. Wood
Pentameris compressa Pentameris compressa (Austin) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.

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: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Powell (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Bell Kentucky 14 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2312
EKY
Danthonia compressa
31234100779477 Powell Kentucky 12 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
534
EKY
Danthonia compressa
BEREA005718 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Danthonia compressa
BEREA005717 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Danthonia compressa
BEREA005719 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Danthonia compressa
BEREA005715 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Danthonia compressa
BEREA005716 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Danthonia compressa
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003050 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003049 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 27 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003046 Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU006713 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU006712 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003048 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
31973000021415 McCreary Kentucky 16 May 1994 Thieret, John
57416
KNK
Danthonia compressa
MDKY00004262 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Danthonia compressa
MDKY00004264 Monroe Tennessee
MDKY
Danthonia compressa
MDKY00004263 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029922 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029934 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029938 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0030080 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029918 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029916 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029931 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029933 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029915 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029936 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
N/A Harlan Kentucky 26 Jun 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
1062
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Harlan Kentucky 26 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
506
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Bell Kentucky 11 Jun 1988 Barbara L. Rafaill
902
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Harlan Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
470
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Sevier Tennessee 26 Jun 1981 Henry R. DeSelm
373
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Harlan Kentucky 26 Jun 1993 Bryce D. Fields
518
EKY
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029920 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029914 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029925 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029930 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029937 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029921 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029927 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
APSC0096653 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0091499 Harlan Kentucky 09 Jun 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029929 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029923 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029932 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029917 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029924 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029919 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029935 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029926 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
TENN-V-0029928 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia compressa
UCHT002652 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Danthonia compressa
UCHT002653 Hamilton Tennessee 20 Jun 2007 S. Huskins
963
UCHT
Danthonia compressa
UCHT002654 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Danthonia compressa
UCHT002651 Fentress Tennessee 16 Jun 2014 Joey Shaw
UCHT
Danthonia compressa
APSC0091498 Letcher Kentucky 12 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0096652 Harlan Kentucky 09 Jun 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0064400 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0086574 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0096654 Letcher Kentucky 26 Jul 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0069965 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0096651 Letcher Kentucky 15 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0064399 Letcher Kentucky 12 Jun 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0052726 Grundy Tennessee
APSC
Danthonia compressa
UCHT038284 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003047 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Johnson Tennessee 03 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU003056 Unicoi Tennessee 18 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
ETSU006714 Greene Tennessee 28 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Danthonia compressa
N/A Bell Kentucky 20 Jul 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-1640
EKY
Danthonia compressa
N/A Laurel Kentucky 23 Jun 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-1137
EKY
Danthonia compressa
APSC0063476 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Danthonia compressa
APSC0069698 Bell Kentucky 27 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Danthonia compressa
UOS07745 Grundy Tennessee 12 Jun 1999 Al Good
UOS
Danthonia compressa
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