Sporobolus compositus var. compositus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusSporobolus
SpeciesSporobolus compositus (Poir.) Merr. var. compositus
Common Namecomposite dropseed
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 3.4
C value 3
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (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
Sporobolus asper Sporobolus asper (Michx.) Kunth
Sporobolus asper var. hookeri Sporobolus asper var. hookeri (Trin.) Vasey

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: Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Franklin (KY), Grayson (KY), Jefferson (KY), McCracken (KY), Scott (KY), Todd (KY), Anderson (TN), Claiborne (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1947 - 1988

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100157898 Jefferson Kentucky 01 Jan 1956 Frank Glover
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157781 Franklin Kentucky 06 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5909
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157799 Grayson Kentucky 29 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5674
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157773 Estill Kentucky 21 Oct 1988 Richard G. Guetig
958
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157971 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Sep 1947 Alfred Clebsch
339
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157807 McCracken Kentucky 03 Oct 1970 Raymond Athey
1262
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157856 Todd Kentucky 08 Oct 1978 J. Sole
s.n.
EKY
Sporobolus asper
BEREA008242 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027652 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027655 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027615 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027651 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027659 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027613 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027608 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
31234100157823 Todd Kentucky 14 Oct 1976 Raymond Athey
3667
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157815 Scott Kentucky 10 Jan 1980 Jim Fedders
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157831 Todd Kentucky 08 Oct 1978 L. Nelson
5
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157849 Todd Kentucky 08 Oct 1978 Douglas Stephens
EKY
Sporobolus asper
31234100157872 Knox Tennessee 25 Oct 1978 H. DeSelm
271
EKY
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027650 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027660 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027646 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027609 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027611 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027653 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027656 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027612 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027658 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027661 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027838 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027616 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027662 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027848 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027619 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027833 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027647 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027617 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027614 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027607 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027648 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027657 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027654 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Sporobolus asper
TENN-V-0027840 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Sporobolus asper
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