Poa autumnalis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPoa
SpeciesPoa autumnalis Muhl. ex Elliott
Common Nameautumn bluegrass
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: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 7.8
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Poa campyle Poa campyle Schult.
Poa elliottii Poa elliottii Spreng.
Poa hexantha Poa hexantha Alph. Wood
Poa vestita Poa vestita Bosc ex Steud.

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: Allen (KY), Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fayette (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Hart (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Lewis (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wayne (TN), Weakley (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100154432 Trigg Kentucky 07 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3333
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154457 Calloway Kentucky 01 May 1974 Raymond Athey
2679
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154556 Powell Kentucky 10 Apr 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4553
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154564 Pulaski Kentucky 17 May 1991 John Richard Abbott
189
EKY
Poa autumnalis
N/A Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21471
EKY
Poa autumnalis
N/A Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21471
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100777604 Menifee Kentucky 17 Apr 2017 Thomas McFadden
433
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154473 Carter Kentucky 27 Apr 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8443
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154499 Fulton Kentucky 12 May 1977 Raymond Athey
3696
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154465 Casey Kentucky 01 Jun 1988 Bruce Hoagland
131
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100776077 Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21471
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154440 Bullitt Kentucky 13 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6426
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154572 Rowan Kentucky 02 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6710
EKY
Poa autumnalis
BEREA006922 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Poa autumnalis
31234100154416 Bath Kentucky 22 May 1984 Julian Campbell
244
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154531 Montgomery Kentucky 28 May 1984 Julian Campbell
280
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154507 Jefferson Kentucky 11 May 1981 R. Hannan
6355
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154523 Letcher Kentucky 01 Jan 1974 William H. Martin
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154515 Knox Kentucky 20 May 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4284
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154424 Coffee Tennessee 30 Apr 1992 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154549 Montgomery Kentucky 21 May 1984 Julian Campbell
231
EKY
Poa autumnalis
31234100154481 Fayette Kentucky 01 Jan 1997 Danny Husband
561
EKY
Poa autumnalis
BEREA006921 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Poa autumnalis
BEREA006925 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Poa autumnalis
BEREA006924 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Poa autumnalis
MDKY00005120 Trigg Kentucky
MDKY
Poa autumnalis
MDKY00005118 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032948 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032967 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032947 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0240946 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032933 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032918 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0075272 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032957 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032955 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032954 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0241298 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032949 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032966 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032970 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032959 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032937 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032962 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
BEREA006923 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032935 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032943 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032936 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032951 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032934 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032961 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032927 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032965 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032920 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032971 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032928 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032945 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032925 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032968 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032956 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032938 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032926 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032942 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032958 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032960 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0033400 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032922 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032930 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032964 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032941 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032953 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032921 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032952 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0033386 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032972 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032946 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032969 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032924 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032973 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032932 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032919 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032929 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032940 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
UCHT006485 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT002949 Marion Tennessee 01 May 1999 John Beck
3209
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT002952 Hamilton Tennessee 10 May 1975 Gene S. Van Horn
1356
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT002948 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
009551 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Poa autumnalis
APSC0058862 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0064374 Allen Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032931 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0033401 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032963 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0192564 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032950 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032939 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0032923 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
UCHT006484 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT006488 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT002951 Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT002950 Polk Tennessee Larry G. Williams
974
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
APSC0093660 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0117612 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094198 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0064066 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0053524 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094174 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094191 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094971 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094177 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0032490 Stewart Tennessee 02 May 1992 James Joyner
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0093659 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094178 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0043859 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0064375 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0104267 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0042956 Montgomery Tennessee 14 May 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0094173 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0093665 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0089032 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0082451 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0042941 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0053506 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0101655 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0055566 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0057414 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0042940 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1989 Susan Holt
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0100048 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0082453 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
HTTU027152 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
HTTU019034 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
HTTU029239 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
TENN-V-0243546 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Poa autumnalis
UCHT035848 Scott Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UCHT024842 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Poa autumnalis
UOS08116 Franklin Tennessee 07 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Poa autumnalis
APSC0042804 Christian Kentucky 15 May 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0093658 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0082452 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
APSC0042807 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Poa autumnalis
HTTU029202 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
HTTU027151 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
HTTU012033 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
HTTU027153 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Poa autumnalis
MTSU003726 Franklin Tennessee 07 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Poa autumnalis
MTSU003683 Putnam Tennessee 10 May 1988 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Poa autumnalis
UOS08114 Franklin Tennessee 13 May 2013 Ashley Block
UOS
Poa autumnalis
UOS08113 Franklin Tennessee 18 May 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Poa autumnalis
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