Eriochloa acuminata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusEriochloa
SpeciesEriochloa acuminata (J. Presl) Kunth
Common Nametapertip cupgrass
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: ;
C value
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Eriochloa lemmonii var. minor Eriochloa lemmonii var. minor

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: Fulton (KY), Hickman (KY), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2000 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000022100 Fulton Kentucky 01 Aug 2000 Thieret, John
61002
KNK
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018773 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018772 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018776 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018771 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
APSC0032557 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018775 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
TENN-V-0018774 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Eriochloa acuminata
UCHT038210 Hickman Kentucky
UCHT
Eriochloa acuminata
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