Eragrostis curvula

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusEragrostis
SpeciesEragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees
Common Nameweeping lovegrass
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: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (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
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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
Eragrostis chloromelas Eragrostis chloromelas Steud.
Eragrostis curvala Eragrostis curvala (Schrad.) Nees
Eragrostis curvula var. atrata Eragrostis curvula var. atrata (Schweinf.) Cufod.
Eragrostis curvula var. conferta Eragrostis curvula var. conferta Stapf
Eragrostis robusta Eragrostis robusta Stent
Eragrostis thunbergiana var. atrata Eragrostis thunbergiana var. atrata Schweinf.
Poa curvula Poa curvula Schrad.

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: Breathitt (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Hickman (KY), Laurel (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), McMinn (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Polk (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100127529 Lyon Kentucky 26 Aug 1970 Raymond Athey
1191
EKY
Eragrostis curvula
31234100127503 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
451
EKY
Eragrostis curvula
BEREA006272 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis curvula
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 02 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis curvula
31973000021933 Rowan Kentucky 06 Aug 1977 Thieret, John
50164
KNK
Eragrostis curvula
31973000021969 Breathitt Kentucky 21 Jul 2005 Thieret, John
62036
KNK
Eragrostis curvula
MDKY00004638 Livingston Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis curvula
MDKY00004637 Livingston Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031131 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031123 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031133 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031129 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031140 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031522 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031132 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
31234100127511 Livingston Kentucky 05 Jul 1970 Raymond Athey
1095
EKY
Eragrostis curvula
31234100127545 Knox Tennessee 06 Jun 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
65
EKY
Eragrostis curvula
BEREA006271 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis curvula
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 23 May 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis curvula
ETSU005805 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031125 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031138 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031141 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031122 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031120 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031137 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031136 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031139 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
UCHT002784 Polk Tennessee 06 Sep 1980 Larry G. Williams
1406
UCHT
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032926 Christian Kentucky 24 Aug 1983 Edward Chester
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031128 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031121 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031517 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031127 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031142 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031134 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031130 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031126 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031124 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
TENN-V-0031135 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032936 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032932 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032928 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032924 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032931 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032929 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0085436 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032933 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0064390 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032927 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
UCHT035800 Haywood Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0076958 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032923 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0032925 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
APSC0068246 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis curvula
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Eragrostis curvula - Dwayne Estes
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