Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusEragrostis
Species: Eragrostis pilosa
Infrapecies:Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P.Beauv. var. pilosa
Common NameIndian Lovegrass; India Lovegrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: Pantropics; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Caryopsis; Fruit Type: Grain; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Parietal; Placentation Type: Basal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4TNR (Global Rank)
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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
Eragrostis damiensiana Eragrostis damiensiana (Bonnet) Thell.
Eragrostis damiensiana var. condensata Eragrostis damiensiana var. condensata (Hack.) Thell.
Eragrostis damiensiana var. laxior Eragrostis damiensiana var. laxior Thell.
Eragrostis filiformis Eragrostis filiformis Link
Eragrostis gracilis Eragrostis gracilis Schrad.
Eragrostis linkii Eragrostis linkii (Kunth) Steud.
Eragrostis multicaulis Eragrostis multicaulis Steud.
Eragrostis peregrina Eragrostis peregrina Wiegand
Eragrostis perplexa Eragrostis perplexa L.H. Harvey
Eragrostis pilosa Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P. Beauv.
Eragrostis pilosa f. multicaulis Eragrostis pilosa f. multicaulis (Steud.) I.C. Chung
Eragrostis pilosa subsp. damiensiana Eragrostis pilosa subsp. damiensiana (Bonnet) Thell.
Eragrostis pilosa var. condensata Eragrostis pilosa var. condensata Hack.
Eragrostis pilosa var. damiensiana Eragrostis pilosa var. damiensiana Bonnet
Eragrostis pilosa var. perplexa Eragrostis pilosa var. perplexa (L.H. Harvey) S.D. Koch
Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa
Eragrostis verticillata Eragrostis verticillata (Cav.) P. Beauv.
Poa linkii Poa linkii Kunth
Poa pilosa Poa pilosa L.
Poa verticillata Poa verticillata Cav.

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: McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Pike (KY), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100137809 Henry Tennessee 30 Jul 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
319
EKY
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU006805 Carter Tennessee 31 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003529 Carter Tennessee 13 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003525 Unicoi Tennessee 16 Sep 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003527 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU006374 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003523 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU006806 Johnson Tennessee 13 Sep 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU006380 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
MDKY00004648 Pike Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031795 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031300 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031307 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031296 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031298 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031301 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031306 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031299 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031817 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0240952 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031294 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031297 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031304 Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031303 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
UCHT002799 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis pilosa
APSC0032685 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003521 Johnson Tennessee 22 Sep 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
ETSU003528 Unicoi Tennessee 30 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031305 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031286 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031287 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031288 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031295 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031293 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031292 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031290 Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031289 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
TENN-V-0031302 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis pilosa
APSC0032689 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis pilosa
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