Agrostis elliottiana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAgrostis
SpeciesAgrostis elliottiana Schult.
Common NameElliott's bentgrass
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: 1.6
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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
Agrostis arachnoides Agrostis arachnoides
Agrostis elliottiana f. elliottiana Agrostis elliottiana f. elliottiana Schult.
Agrostis elliottiana f. molesta Agrostis elliottiana f. molesta Shinners
Agrostis exigua Agrostis exigua Thurb.

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: Barren (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), McCreary (KY), Oldham (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Coffee (TN), Crockett (TN), Cumberland (TN), Dickson (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 1998

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100114618 Montgomery Tennessee 14 May 1942 R.E. Shanks
1991
EKY
Agrostis elliottiana
31234100115540 Fleming Kentucky Kim Feeman
1049
EKY
Agrostis elliottiana
MDKY00003940 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis elliottiana
MDKY00003939 Fayette Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028330 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028343 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028331 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028333 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028340 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028329 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028328 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028332 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028338 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028341 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028336 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
31234100115532 Barren Kentucky 26 May 1993 Charles J. Lapham
46
EKY
Agrostis elliottiana
31234100115557 Todd Kentucky 06 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3972
EKY
Agrostis elliottiana
31973000020571 McCreary Kentucky 16 May 1994 Thieret, John
57420
KNK
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028342 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028334 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028337 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028335 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035082 Stewart Tennessee 09 May 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035089 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035086 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0034985 Montgomery Tennessee 09 May 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
TENN-V-0028339 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035083 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035084 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035088 Montgomery Tennessee 11 Jun 1984 Kevin Souza
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0035085 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
APSC0098909 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis elliottiana
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