Aristida ramosissima

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAristida
SpeciesAristida ramosissima Engelm. ex A. Gray
Common Names-curve 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: 2.8
C value 3
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[SH] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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
Aristida ramosissima f. uniaristata Aristida ramosissima f. uniaristata (A. Gray) Mohlenbr.
Aristida ramosissima var. uniaristata Aristida ramosissima var. uniaristata

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: Hardin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), Cheatham (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0034602 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Aristida ramosissima
APSC0079691 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Aristida ramosissima
APSC0098732 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Aristida ramosissima
31234100116621 Lyon Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Aristida ramosissima
TENN-V-0025664 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Aristida ramosissima
UCHT002427 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Aristida ramosissima
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