Eragrostis hypnoides

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusEragrostis
SpeciesEragrostis hypnoides (Lam.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Common Nameteal 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: Green; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 5.1
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (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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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 reptans var. contracta Eragrostis reptans var. contracta Döll
Eragrostis reptans var. laxior Eragrostis reptans var. laxior
Eragrostis reptans var. pygmaea Eragrostis reptans var. pygmaea Döll
Eragrostis weigeltiana Eragrostis weigeltiana Bush
Megastachya breviflora Megastachya breviflora E. Fourn.
Megastachya corymbifera Megastachya corymbifera E. Fourn.
Megastachya gouinii Megastachya gouinii E. Fourn.
Megastachya hypnoides Megastachya hypnoides (Lam.) P. Beauv.
Neeragrostis hypnoides Neeragrostis hypnoides (Lam.) Bush
Neeragrostis weigeltiana Neeragrostis weigeltiana (Rchb.) Bush
Poa carinata Poa carinata Poir.
Poa hypnoides Poa hypnoides Lam.
Poa weigeltiana Poa weigeltiana Rchb.

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: Bath (KY), Boone (KY), Boyd (KY), Bracken (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carroll (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Fulton (KY), Green (KY), Greenup (KY), Henderson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Mason (KY), Mercer (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Ohio (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Union (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Lake (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Perry (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100137239 Union Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5277
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137080 Green Kentucky 05 Jul 1993 George M. Huddleston III
1
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137064 Carlisle Kentucky 18 Sep 1977 Raymond Athey
3834
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137189 McCracken Kentucky 10 Sep 1970 Raymond Athey
1242
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137049 Anderson Tennessee 30 Oct 1981 Henry R. DeSelm
58
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137106 Greenup Kentucky 03 Oct 1994 Randy L. Mears
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137148 Madison Kentucky 08 Sep 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3289
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137163 Madison Kentucky 10 Oct 1980 Nancy Sferra
27
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137205 Ohio Kentucky 25 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5604
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137213 Rockcastle Kentucky 21 Sep 1979 Donald K. Walker
101
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100186525 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
22107
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006289 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006290 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137130 Lewis Kentucky 03 Sep 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
BC-1067
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137072 Carlisle Kentucky 12 Sep 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4868
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137122 Lewis Kentucky 21 Jul 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
M2-529
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137171 Madison Kentucky 28 Sep 1980 Jim Fedders
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137056 Campbell Kentucky 04 Sep 1977 Paul R. Kaucher Jr.
35
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137114 Lewis Kentucky 03 Oct 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4892
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137221 Trigg Kentucky 07 Oct 1978 Gary W. Libby
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137247 Obion Tennessee 17 Sep 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137197 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Richard H. Hannan
KEP-1-1018
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
31234100137155 Madison Kentucky 01 Oct 1983 Ronald L. Jones
4175
EKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006285 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006286 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006291 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006287 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
ETSU003518 Johnson Tennessee 28 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000022004 Boone Kentucky 02 Aug 1977 Thieret, John
50141
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021987 Pendleton Kentucky 01 Oct 2005 McKinney, Landon
9757
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021994 Campbell Kentucky 29 Sep 1997 Naczi, Robert
6984
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021991 Campbell Kentucky 04 Oct 1993 Abdel-Nabi, Hadeel
21
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021996 Lewis Kentucky 12 Aug 1983 Buddell, George
3194
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000022005 Kenton Kentucky 01 Aug 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
233
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000022002 Lewis Kentucky 06 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53631
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021997 Campbell Kentucky 04 Sep 1977 Rushing, Ann
1
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031193 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031625 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006284 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
BEREA006288 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Eragrostis hypnoides
ETSU006026 Unicoi Tennessee 27 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis hypnoides
ETSU006070 Carter Tennessee 24 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021998 Mason Kentucky 05 Aug 1978 Thieret, John
50622
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000022001 Boyd Kentucky 08 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53805
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021992 Carroll Kentucky 21 Oct 1985 Thieret, John
56250
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021999 Bracken Kentucky 27 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
2281
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
31973000021988 Bath Kentucky 16 Oct 1999 Thieret, John
60789
KNK
Eragrostis hypnoides
MDKY00004643 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031208 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031215 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031211 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031207 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031642 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031229 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031198 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031203 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031627 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031216 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031200 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031196 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031204 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031217 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031218 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0242357 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031206 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031212 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031231 Union Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031225 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031201 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031226 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031213 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031205 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031223 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031202 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031219 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031199 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031210 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031626 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031224 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031214 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031221 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031220 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031195 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031197 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031228 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031192 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
UCHT002792 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis hypnoides
UCHT002794 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032749 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0086566 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0110994 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0068243 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0071827 Henderson Kentucky 19 Sep 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031227 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031222 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031194 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031230 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
TENN-V-0031209 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032727 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0087009 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032744 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032742 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0071835 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0095446 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032738 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032740 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032729 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0069761 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032734 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032728 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0050989 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032743 Christian Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0071836 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0095371 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032733 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032739 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0087008 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0071828 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032736 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032745 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
HTTU025386 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032737 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032746 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0079853 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032730 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032732 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032747 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032735 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032741 Marshall Kentucky 16 Oct 2009 David H. Webb
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0103207 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0068242 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0032731 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
APSC0041047 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Eragrostis hypnoides
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