Aristida oligantha

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAristida
SpeciesAristida oligantha Michx.
Common Nameprairie threeawn
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: 1.5
C value 2
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4] (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
Aristida macrochaeta Aristida macrochaeta Steud.
Aristida micropoda Aristida micropoda Trin. & Rupr.
Aristida oligantha var. nervata Aristida oligantha var. nervata Beal
Aristida pauciflora Aristida pauciflora Buckley
Aristida ramosissima var. chaseana Aristida ramosissima var. chaseana Henr.

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: Barren (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Daviess (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Grayson (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Harrison (KY), Henderson (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Loudon (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1966 - 2001

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100109295 Lyon Kentucky 30 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
05763-b
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109352 Ohio Kentucky 22 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4632
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109253 Edmonson Kentucky 16 Oct 1974 William H. Martin
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109428 Lauderdale Tennessee 14 Sep 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109287 Logan Kentucky 26 Aug 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109402 Warren Kentucky 14 Aug 1968 Harold W. Elmore
451
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109378 Russell Kentucky 23 Sep 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5194
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109360 Ohio Kentucky 26 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5653
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109279 Grayson Kentucky 09 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5401
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109436 Meigs Tennessee 05 Sep 1981 Henry R. DeSelm
356
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109220 Lewis Kentucky 27 Sep 1986 Allison W. Cusick
26025
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109337 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Richard H. Hannan
KEP-1-1024
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109261 Franklin Kentucky 29 Aug 1984 Steven Rice
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100195260 Todd Kentucky 14 Oct 1976 Raymond Athey
3669
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109303 Madison Kentucky 14 Oct 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-798
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109386 Todd Kentucky 20 Sep 1976 Raymond Athey
3650
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109345 Muhlenberg Kentucky 07 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4953
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109238 Caldwell Kentucky 01 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5835
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109410 Coffee Tennessee 26 Aug 2001 Dwayne Estes
2809
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109311 McCracken Kentucky 07 Sep 1970 Raymond Athey
1231
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109246 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5356
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109329 Montgomery Kentucky 20 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
898
EKY
Aristida oligantha
ETSU002842 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Aristida oligantha
31973000020826 Kenton Kentucky 15 Jul 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
424
KNK
Aristida oligantha
31973000020832 Greenup Kentucky 08 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53827
KNK
Aristida oligantha
31973000020830 Henderson Kentucky 24 Jul 1979 Hils, Matthew
70
KNK
Aristida oligantha
31973000020828 Campbell Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Buddell, George
239
KNK
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025570 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
31234100109444 Stewart Tennessee 10 Aug 1966 William H. Ellis
2362
EKY
Aristida oligantha
31234100109394 Todd Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5911
EKY
Aristida oligantha
BEREA005456 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Aristida oligantha
BEREA005459 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Aristida oligantha
BEREA005457 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Aristida oligantha
BEREA005458 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Aristida oligantha
MDKY00004060 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025587 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025577 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025604 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025605 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025560 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025611 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025591 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025586 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025592 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025589 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025600 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025602 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025595 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025564 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025608 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025840 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025590 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025567 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025614 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025852 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025574 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025563 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025597 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025617 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025606 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025575 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025588 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025565 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025561 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025601 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025582 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025596 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025569 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025610 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025571 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025585 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025573 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025580 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025559 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025581 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025566 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025607 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025584 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025558 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025562 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025594 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025579 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025593 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025576 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025598 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
UCHT002414 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida oligantha
UCHT002416 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida oligantha
UCHT002410 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida oligantha
008534 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025599 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025612 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025615 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025603 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025618 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025613 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025583 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025568 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025578 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025609 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025572 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
TENN-V-0025616 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Aristida oligantha
UCHT002415 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida oligantha
008533 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Aristida oligantha
APSC0070530 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068168 Fayette Kentucky 28 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034685 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034655 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097876 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0087649 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068165 Christian Kentucky 15 Nov 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034671 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097875 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034668 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097883 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034653 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034679 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097862 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068170 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097879 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034656 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034676 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034669 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0102480 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034665 Robertson Kentucky 22 Oct 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034657 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0091445 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0091904 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097863 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097880 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034661 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034684 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068169 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034664 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034663 Simpson Kentucky 17 Sep 1971 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034660 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097882 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034670 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097866 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097878 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097877 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097861 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097853 Butler Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034658 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034654 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0071157 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034659 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068167 Greenup Kentucky 09 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034678 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034680 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0087895 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097803 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034651 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0078428 Larue Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0087353 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034675 Todd Kentucky 10 Sep 1980 Edward Chester
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034652 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097884 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068171 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034674 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097881 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0102461 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0097804 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida oligantha
MTSU023847 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Aristida oligantha
APSC0068166 Simpson Kentucky 20 Aug 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034666 Simpson Kentucky 16 Sep 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
APSC
Aristida oligantha
APSC0034681 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida oligantha
UOS07614 Coffee Tennessee 06 Sep 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Aristida oligantha
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