Aristida purpurascens

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAristida
SpeciesAristida purpurascens Poir.
Common Namearrowfeather threeawn
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: 5.9
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); G5T5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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.

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  • Counties
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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
Aristida elliotiana Aristida elliotiana Steud.
Aristida geyeriana Aristida geyeriana
Aristida purpurascens var. alabamensis Aristida purpurascens var. alabamensis Trin. & Rupr.
Aristida purpurascens var. glaucissima Aristida purpurascens var. glaucissima
Aristida racemosa Aristida racemosa Muhl.

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: Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fayette (KY), Hart (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Marshall (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 1999

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100109568 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Oct 1941 R.E. Shanks
1253
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100421294 Calloway Kentucky 22 Jan 1982 Michael Woods
287
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109501 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Oct 1991 John Richard Abbott
1290
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109550 Coffee Tennessee 30 Aug 1986 Henry R. DeSelm
446
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109576 Stewart Tennessee 07 Oct 1978 J. Sole
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109527 Trigg Kentucky 07 Oct 1978 J. Wehner
20
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109493 Pulaski Kentucky 03 Oct 1978 Richard H. Hannan
1-15-00578
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31973000020813 Stewart Tennessee 07 Oct 1978 Bennett, Mark
s.n.
KNK
Aristida purpurascens
MDKY00004064 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025631 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025623 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025658 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025668 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025625 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109519 Todd Kentucky 20 Sep 1976 Raymond Athey
3646
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109485 Livingston Kentucky 02 Sep 1970 Raymond Athey
1202
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109477 Fayette Kentucky 16 Sep 1978 Tucker
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
31234100109469 Calloway Kentucky 22 Jan 1982 Michael Woods
287
EKY
Aristida purpurascens
BEREA005461 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025632 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025626 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025917 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025676 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025629 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025674 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025652 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025657 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025672 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025673 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025621 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025645 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025640 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025634 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025649 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025654 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025656 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025624 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025675 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025641 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025651 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025638 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025659 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025643 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025670 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025655 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025633 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025620 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025653 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025669 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025639 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025677 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025630 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025679 White Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025644 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025642 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025661 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025619 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025637 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
UCHT002424 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025622 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025680 White Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025678 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025660 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025635 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025647 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025650 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025627 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025671 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025628 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025648 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025636 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
TENN-V-0025646 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aristida purpurascens
UCHT002423 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida purpurascens
UCHT002422 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida purpurascens
008535 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034700 Fayette Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034711 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0077727 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0112739 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034689 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034710 Fayette Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034688 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0045556 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034703 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0113949 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0078452 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0068160 Christian Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0068172 Christian Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034712 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034696 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0068173 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034699 Stewart Tennessee 14 Sep 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0101837 Logan Kentucky 14 Oct 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0097791 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034706 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0055422 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034709 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0097865 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0071863 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0097790 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034691 Stewart Tennessee 25 Nov 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034690 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0097864 Calloway Kentucky 02 Oct 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034692 Stewart Tennessee 14 Sep 1981 Edward Chester
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0076901 Calloway Kentucky 12 Nov 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034697 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034713 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0034768 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
APSC0113950 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Aristida purpurascens
MTSU023846 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Aristida purpurascens
UOS07616 Marion Tennessee 07 Oct 1999 Al Good
UOS
Aristida purpurascens
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Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell
Aristida purpurascens - Theo Witsell