Muhlenbergia sylvatica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusMuhlenbergia
SpeciesMuhlenbergia sylvatica (Torr.) Torr. ex A. Gray
Common Namewoodland muhly
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: 7.0
C value 7
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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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
Muhlenbergia diffusa Muhlenbergia diffusa Willd.
Muhlenbergia sylvatica f. sylvatica Muhlenbergia sylvatica f. sylvatica (Torr.) Torr. ex A. Gray
Muhlenbergia sylvatica var. gracilis Muhlenbergia sylvatica var. gracilis Scribn.
Muhlenbergia sylvatica var. robusta Muhlenbergia sylvatica var. robusta Fern.
Muhlenbergia umbrosa Muhlenbergia umbrosa Scribn.

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: Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Bullitt (KY), Carter (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Floyd (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), Letcher (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Morgan (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hickman (TN), Lewis (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Warren (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100151040 Carter Kentucky 15 Sep 1978 Richard H. Hannan
KEP1-4-166
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151131 Montgomery Kentucky 24 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1026
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21983
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151057 Floyd Kentucky 07 Jul 1982 Raymond Athey
4655
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151123 Montgomery Kentucky 25 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1124
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151016 Bath Kentucky 22 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1001
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151115 Letcher Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 Richard H. Hannan
1-19-723
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151198 Cumberland Tennessee 12 Oct 1975 Henry R. DeSelm
540
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151024 Bath Kentucky 14 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1308
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100776523 Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21879
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100776481 Powell Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21983
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151099 Laurel Kentucky 15 Sep 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-782
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Menifee Kentucky 06 Sep 1989 Ross c. Clark
22337
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21846
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151107 Lawrence Kentucky 29 Sep 1978 M. Bennett
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100774577 Menifee Kentucky 06 Sep 1989 Ross C. Clark
22337
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100776556 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21846
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21879
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151073 Laurel Kentucky 05 Sep 2000 Ralph L. Thompson
00-586
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21983
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21846
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151164 Powell Kentucky J. Sole
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151032 Breathitt Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2594
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151081 Laurel Kentucky 02 Oct 1999 Amanda N. Allen
98
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21879
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151065 Garrard Kentucky 15 Sep 1983 Donna A. Godbey
538
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151149 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1247
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151156 Powell Kentucky 30 Sep 1978 Nancy Barker
13
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31234100151172 Todd Kentucky 07 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5917
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006675 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006673 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006678 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006677 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
ETSU006840 Carter Tennessee 31 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 27 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
ETSU006841 Carter Tennessee 11 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
ETSU006843 Unicoi Tennessee 21 Aug 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 10 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
ETSU005353 Carter Tennessee 11 Aug 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31973000022665 Rockcastle Kentucky 13 Sep 1997 Thompson, Ralph
AF-317
KNK
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Menifee Kentucky 06 Sep 1989 Ross C. Clark
22337
EKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006672 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006676 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA006674 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Carter Tennessee 18 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
ETSU006842 Unicoi Tennessee 21 Aug 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 30 Jul 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
N/A Carter Tennessee 02 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31973000022662 Morgan Kentucky Luken, James
s.n.
KNK
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31973000022667 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1978 Thieret, John
50789
KNK
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
31973000022668 Edmonson Kentucky 21 Sep 1975 Thieret, John
48851
KNK
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
MDKY00004908 Floyd Kentucky
MDKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
MDKY00004910 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026867 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026866 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026838 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026818 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026879 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026887 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026819 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026868 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026882 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026824 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026885 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026875 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026826 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026817 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026827 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
MDKY00004911 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
MDKY00004909 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
MDKY00004907 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026833 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026870 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026863 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026820 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026864 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026825 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026869 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026829 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026871 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026815 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026837 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026832 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026872 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026813 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026828 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026822 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026830 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0027201 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026862 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0150776 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0027199 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026881 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026884 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026836 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026821 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026880 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026814 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026816 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026873 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026877 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026874 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026883 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026835 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026876 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0027200 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026865 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026823 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026878 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026886 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026834 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0026831 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
UCHT006390 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
UCHT002479 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA024704 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA024454 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
BEREA024798 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0095038 Pike Kentucky 16 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071895 Warren Tennessee 15 Aug 2012 Mason Brock
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0094993 Powell Kentucky 26 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071397 Laurel Kentucky 17 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0102472 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071400 Laurel Kentucky 17 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071571 Trigg Kentucky 10 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0095037 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
UCHT006389 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043873 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043386 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0094992 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043387 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0032004 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0095006 Powell Kentucky 26 Oct 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0076977 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043373 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0094995 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043383 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0055712 Cumberland Tennessee 29 Aug 2015 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071594 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043380 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Aug 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071894 Warren Tennessee 01 Sep 2013 Mason Brock
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071593 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043381 Trigg Kentucky 06 Sep 2003 Ralph Thompson
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0076411 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0082577 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071596 Harlan Kentucky 26 Sep 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0094989 Powell Kentucky 25 Oct 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071893 Cumberland Tennessee 09 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071568 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043384 Trigg Kentucky 10 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043385 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043382 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043377 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043378 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0095036 Pike Kentucky 16 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0071595 Powell Kentucky 25 Oct 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0085024 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0114154 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043375 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043389 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043372 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0081111 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Aug 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043379 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043367 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0085023 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
APSC0043388 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
TENN-V-0244871 Campbell Tennessee 24 Aug 2011 Aaron Floden
1757
TENN
Muhlenbergia sylvatica
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Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes
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Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes
Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes
Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes
Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes
Muhlenbergia sylvatica - Dwayne Estes