Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus

Family (Traditional)Poaceae
Species: Arthraxon hispidus
Infraspecies:Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino var. hispidus
Common NameS Curve Three Awn; Basket Grass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Invasive Rank: KY-EPPC Severe Threat; Invasive Rank: TN-IPC Established Threat; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; 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; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; Invasive; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNRTNR (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

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  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
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SynonymFull Citation
Andropogon alectoridia Andropogon alectoridia A. Rich. ex Steud.
Andropogon amplexifolius Andropogon amplexifolius Trin.
Andropogon cuspidatus Andropogon cuspidatus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Andropogon lasiocoleus Andropogon lasiocoleus Steud.
Andropogon micans Andropogon micans (Nees) Steud.
Andropogon nudus Andropogon nudus Nees ex Steud.
Andropogon submuticus Andropogon submuticus Nees ex Steud.
Arthraxon antsirabensis Arthraxon antsirabensis A. Camus
Arthraxon breviaristatus Arthraxon breviaristatus Hack.
Arthraxon caucasicus Arthraxon caucasicus (Rupr. ex Regel) Tzvelev
Arthraxon centrasiaticus Arthraxon centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Gamajun.
Arthraxon ciliare subsp. langsdorffii Arthraxon ciliare subsp. langsdorffii (Trin.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare subsp. nudus Arthraxon ciliare subsp. nudus (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare subsp. quartinianus Arthraxon ciliare subsp. quartinianus (A. Rich.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare subsp. submuticus Arthraxon ciliare subsp. submuticus (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare subsp. vriesii Arthraxon ciliare subsp. vriesii (Büse) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare var. coloratus Arthraxon ciliare var. coloratus (Hochst.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare var. cryptatherus Arthraxon ciliare var. cryptatherus Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare var. gracilis Arthraxon ciliare var. gracilis (Kunth) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliare var. quartinianus Arthraxon ciliare var. quartinianus (A. Rich.) E.G. Camus & A. Camus
Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. langsdorffii Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. langsdorffii (Trin.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. nudus Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. nudus (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. submuticus Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. submuticus (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. vriesii Arthraxon ciliaris subsp. vriesii (Büse) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. australis Arthraxon ciliaris var. australis Benth.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. centrasiaticus Arthraxon ciliaris var. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. coloratus Arthraxon ciliaris var. coloratus (Hochst.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. genuinus Arthraxon ciliaris var. genuinus Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. glabrescens Arthraxon ciliaris var. glabrescens Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. gracilis Arthraxon ciliaris var. gracilis (Kunth) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. hookeri Arthraxon ciliaris var. hookeri Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. quartinianus Arthraxon ciliaris var. quartinianus (A. Rich.) Hack.
Arthraxon ciliaris var. tenellus Arthraxon ciliaris var. tenellus Benth.
Arthraxon coloratus Arthraxon coloratus Hochst.
Arthraxon cryptatherus Arthraxon cryptatherus (Hack.) Koidz.
Arthraxon cryptatherus subsp. nudus Arthraxon cryptatherus subsp. nudus (Nees ex Steud.) Koidz.
Arthraxon cryptatherus subsp. submuticus Arthraxon cryptatherus subsp. submuticus (Nees ex Steud.) Koidz.
Arthraxon cryptatherus var. centrasiaticus Arthraxon cryptatherus var. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Koidz.
Arthraxon cryptatherus var. ciliaris Arthraxon cryptatherus var. ciliaris (P. Beauv.) Koidz.
Arthraxon cuspidatus Arthraxon cuspidatus (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Hochst.
Arthraxon cuspidatus var. micans Arthraxon cuspidatus var. micans (Nees) Hack.
Arthraxon gracilis Arthraxon gracilis (Kunth) Hochst.
Arthraxon hispidus f. brevisetus Arthraxon hispidus f. brevisetus (Regel) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. centrasiaticus Arthraxon hispidus f. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. formosanus Arthraxon hispidus f. formosanus Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. hispidissimus Arthraxon hispidus f. hispidissimus (Honda) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. hispidus Arthraxon hispidus f. hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
Arthraxon hispidus f. japonicus Arthraxon hispidus f. japonicus (Regel) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. kobuna Arthraxon hispidus f. kobuna (Honda) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. monticola Arthraxon hispidus f. monticola (Hiyama) Hiyama
Arthraxon hispidus f. quartinianus Arthraxon hispidus f. quartinianus (A. Rich.) Backh.
Arthraxon hispidus f. riukiuensis Arthraxon hispidus f. riukiuensis Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus f. vriesii Arthraxon hispidus f. vriesii (Büse) Backh.
Arthraxon hispidus subsp. caucasicus Arthraxon hispidus subsp. caucasicus (Rupr. ex Regel) Tzvelev
Arthraxon hispidus subsp. centrasiaticus Arthraxon hispidus subsp. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Tzvelev
Arthraxon hispidus subsp. ciliaris Arthraxon hispidus subsp. ciliaris (P. Beauv.) Masam. & Yanag.
Arthraxon hispidus subsp. langsdorffii Arthraxon hispidus subsp. langsdorffii (Trin.) Tzvelev
Arthraxon hispidus var. brevisetus Arthraxon hispidus var. brevisetus (Regel) Hara
Arthraxon hispidus var. centrasiaticus Arthraxon hispidus var. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Honda
Arthraxon hispidus var. ciliaris Arthraxon hispidus var. ciliaris (P. Beauv.) Koidz.
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidissimus Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidissimus Honda
Arthraxon hispidus var. hookeri Arthraxon hispidus var. hookeri (Hack.) Honda
Arthraxon hispidus var. japonicus Arthraxon hispidus var. japonicus (Regel) Hack. ex Mori
Arthraxon hispidus var. langsdorffii Arthraxon hispidus var. langsdorffii (Trin.) Backh.
Arthraxon hispidus var. macranthus Arthraxon hispidus var. macranthus Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus var. microphyllus Arthraxon hispidus var. microphyllus Honda
Arthraxon hispidus var. monticola Arthraxon hispidus var. monticola Hiyama
Arthraxon hispidus var. muticus Arthraxon hispidus var. muticus (Honda) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus var. nudus Arthraxon hispidus var. nudus (Nees ex Steud.) Ohwi
Arthraxon hispidus var. vriesii Arthraxon hispidus var. vriesii (Büse) Backh.
Arthraxon hookeri Arthraxon hookeri (Hack.) Henrard
Arthraxon inermis Arthraxon inermis Hook. f.
Arthraxon japonicus Arthraxon japonicus Miq.
Arthraxon kobuna Arthraxon kobuna Honda
Arthraxon langsdorffii Arthraxon langsdorffii (Trin.) Hochst.
Arthraxon langsdorffii var. centrasiaticus Arthraxon langsdorffii var. centrasiaticus (Griseb.) Kom.
Arthraxon langsdorffii var. cryptatherus Arthraxon langsdorffii var. cryptatherus (Hack.) Kom.
Arthraxon langsdorffii var. submuticus Arthraxon langsdorffii var. submuticus (Regel) Grossh.
Arthraxon langsdorfianus Arthraxon langsdorfianus (Trin.) Hochst.
Arthraxon lasiocoleos Arthraxon lasiocoleos (Steud.) Hochst.
Arthraxon major Arthraxon major (Hochst. ex Steud.) Hochst.
Arthraxon mauritianus Arthraxon mauritianus Stapf ex C.E. Hubb.
Arthraxon micans Arthraxon micans (Nees) Hochst.
Arthraxon nitidulus Arthraxon nitidulus Stapf ex Bor
Arthraxon nudus Arthraxon nudus (Nees ex Steud.) Hochst.
Arthraxon okamotoi Arthraxon okamotoi Ohwi
Arthraxon pallidus Arthraxon pallidus Henrard
Arthraxon pauciflorus Arthraxon pauciflorus Honda
Arthraxon pauciflorus var. muticus Arthraxon pauciflorus var. muticus Honda
Arthraxon plumbeus Arthraxon plumbeus (Nees ex Arn.) Hochst.
Arthraxon quartinianus subsp. quartinianus Arthraxon quartinianus subsp. quartinianus (A. Rich.) Nash
Arthraxon quartinianus subsp. vriesii Arthraxon quartinianus subsp. vriesii (Büse) Henrard
Arthraxon quartinianus var. glabrescens Arthraxon quartinianus var. glabrescens (Hack.) Jain
Arthraxon quartinianus var. monostachyus Arthraxon quartinianus var. monostachyus Jansen
Arthraxon quartinianus var. montanus Arthraxon quartinianus var. montanus Jacq.-Fél.
Arthraxon quartinianus var. quartinianus Arthraxon quartinianus var. quartinianus (A. Rich.) Nash
Arthraxon satarensis Arthraxon satarensis M.R. Almeida
Arthraxon schimperi Arthraxon schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Hochst.
Arthraxon submuticus Arthraxon submuticus (Nees ex Steud.) Hochst.
Arthraxon violaceus Arthraxon violaceus (Steud.) Hochst.
Deyeuxia japonica Deyeuxia japonica Spreng.
Digitaria hispida Digitaria hispida (Thunb.) Spreng.
Dimeria scrobiculata Dimeria scrobiculata C.B. Clarke ex Koord.
Pollinia ciliaris Pollinia ciliaris (P. Beauv.) Spreng.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Dwayne Estes
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Milo Pyne
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Milo Pyne
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Tara Littlefield
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell
Arthraxon hispidus var. hispidus - Theo Witsell