Sisyrinchium nashii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyIridaceae
Family (Traditional)Iridaceae
GenusSisyrinchium
Species:Sisyrinchium nashii E. P. Bicknell
Common NameNashs Blue Eyed Grass
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: equitant; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Blue; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 6; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); G4G5 (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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Anderson (TN), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Houston (TN), Marion (TN), Moore (TN), Polk (TN)

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

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

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0072661 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072664 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072670 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072668 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072669 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008517 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008521 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008520 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008515 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008513 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
APSC0056662 Cumberland Tennessee 01 Jun 2015 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT036861 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072666 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072663 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072662 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072665 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072536 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072667 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
TENN-V-0072660 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008514 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
UCHT008519 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Sisyrinchium nashii
APSC0110984 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium nashii
APSC0078463 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sisyrinchium nashii
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