Paspalum notatum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPaspalum
Species:Paspalum notatum Flugge
Common NameBahiagrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Region of Origin: South America; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** 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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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
Paspalum notatum var. latiflorum Paspalum notatum var. latiflorum
Paspalum notatum var. typicum Paspalum notatum var. typicum (Alain ex Flüggé) Parodi
Paspalum taphrophyllum Paspalum taphrophyllum 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: Blount (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hawkins (TN), Knox (TN), Lincoln (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2019 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0017722 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017719 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017718 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017723 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017717 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017721 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017716 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017715 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
ETSU026307 Hawkins Tennessee 25 Jun 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19472
ETSU
Paspalum notatum
ETSU026728 Hawkins Tennessee 07 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19884
ETSU
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017714 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017727 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017724 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017726 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017720 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
TENN-V-0017725 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Paspalum notatum
APSC0043075 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Paspalum notatum
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 25 Jun 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Paspalum notatum
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 07 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Paspalum notatum
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Paspalum notatum - Joey Shaw
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Paspalum notatum - Joey Shaw
Paspalum notatum - Joey Shaw
Paspalum notatum - Joey Shaw
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Paspalum notatum - Joey Shaw
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