Chloris virgata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusChloris
SpeciesChloris virgata Sw.
Common Namefeather fingergrass
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; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (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.

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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
Chloris alba Chloris alba
Chloris alba var. aristulata Chloris alba var. aristulata
Chloris albertii Chloris albertii Regel
Chloris barbata var. decora Chloris barbata var. decora (Nees ex Steud.) Benth.
Chloris brachystachys Chloris brachystachys Andersson
Chloris caudata Chloris caudata Trin. ex Bunge
Chloris compressa Chloris compressa DC.
Chloris decora Chloris decora Nees ex Steud.
Chloris gabrielae Chloris gabrielae Domin
Chloris madagascariensis Chloris madagascariensis Steud.
Chloris meccana Chloris meccana Hochst. ex Steud.
Chloris multiradiata Chloris multiradiata Hochst.
Chloris notocoma Chloris notocoma Hochst.
Chloris penicillata Chloris penicillata Jan. ex Trin.
Chloris polydactyla subsp. multiradiata Chloris polydactyla subsp. multiradiata (Hochst.) Chiov.
Chloris pubescens Chloris pubescens Lag.
Chloris rogeoni Chloris rogeoni A. Chev.
Chloris tetrastachys Chloris tetrastachys Hack. ex Hook. f.
Chloris tibestica Chloris tibestica Qu├ęzel
Chloris virgata var. elegans Chloris virgata var. elegans (Kunth) Stapf

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), Chester (TN), Dyer (TN), Fayette (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Knox (TN), Madison (TN), Obion (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Warren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Dyer Tennessee 17 Sep 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Chloris virgata
N/A Wilson Tennessee 08 Aug 1989 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030472 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030468 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030469 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030473 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030470 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030534 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Chloris virgata
APSC0034207 Hardin Tennessee 22 Jun 1965 Ken Rogers
APSC
Chloris virgata
N/A Dyer Tennessee 23 Jul 2003 Robert Kral
94242a
EKY
Chloris virgata
N/A Shelby Tennessee 18 Aug 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030474 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030478 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030475 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030471 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030479 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030467 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030477 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
TENN-V-0030476 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Chloris virgata
APSC0091872 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Chloris virgata
APSC0048629 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Chloris virgata
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