Dichanthelium spretum

Family (Traditional)Poaceae
SpeciesDichanthelium spretum (Schult.) Freckmann
Common NameEaton's rosette grass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.0
C value 2
StatusNative; TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Dichanthelium acuminatum subsp. spretum Dichanthelium acuminatum subsp. spretum (Schult.) Freckmann & Lelong
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. densiflorum Dichanthelium acuminatum var. densiflorum (Rand & Redf.) Gould & C.A. Clark
Dichanthelium spretum Dichanthelium spretum (Schult.) Freckmann

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: Cannon (TN), Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0116923 Franklin Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0113334 Franklin Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0103927 Franklin Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0072092 Coffee Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0103924 Cannon Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0109162 Coffee Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0109161 Coffee Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
APSC0103922 Franklin Tennessee
Dichanthelium spretum
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