Dichanthelium oligosanthes var. scribnerianum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDichanthelium
Species: Dichanthelium oligosanthes
Infrapecies:Dichanthelium oligosanthes (Nash) Gould var. scribnerianum
Common NameScribners Rosette Grass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; 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; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 5
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (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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  • 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
Dichanthelium oligosanthes var. helleri Dichanthelium oligosanthes var. helleri (Nash) Mohlenbrock
Panicum helleri Panicum helleri Nash
Panicum macrocarpon Panicum macrocarpon Le Conte ex Torr.
Panicum oligosanthes var. helleri Panicum oligosanthes var. helleri (Nash) Fern.
Panicum oligosanthes var. scribnerianum Panicum oligosanthes var. scribnerianum (Nash) Fern.
Panicum scoparium Panicum scoparium S. Wats. ex Nash, non Lam.
Panicum scribnerianum Panicum scribnerianum Nash

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: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Coffee (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, MEM, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 1998

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0023227 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
TENN-V-0023202 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
TENN-V-0023203 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
TENN-V-0023188 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
UCHT001926 Polk Tennessee 19 Jul 1980 Gene S. Van Horn
1982
UCHT
Panicum scoparium
UCHT001924 Polk Tennessee 14 Jun 1975 Gene S. Van Horn
1460
UCHT
Panicum scoparium
HTTU019004 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum scoparium
HTTU019007 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum scoparium
HTTU019005 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum scoparium
MTSU003607 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Panicum scoparium
MEM008710 Shelby Tennessee 06 Jul 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
1006
MEM
Panicum scoparium
MEM006810 McCracken Kentucky 08 Jul 1970 Raymond Athey
1100
MEM
Panicum scoparium
MEM008718 Shelby Tennessee 26 Jun 1971 John E. Thompson Jr.
268
MEM
Panicum scoparium
MEM000185 Shelby Tennessee 1965-6 Bill Speight
s.n.
MEM
Panicum scoparium
N/A McCracken Kentucky 19 Jun 1974 William H. Martin
EKY
Panicum helleri
31234100757713 McCracken Kentucky 19 Jun 1974 William H. Martin
s.n.
EKY
Panicum Helleri
TENN-V-0023230 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
TENN-V-0023187 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Panicum scoparium
UCHT001919 Marion Tennessee 22 Jun 1998 John Beck
2279
UCHT
Panicum scoparium
UCHT001925 Hamilton Tennessee June 1971 Frank Bowers
UCHT
Panicum scoparium
HTTU019006 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum scoparium
MTSU003609 Franklin Tennessee 21 Jul 1986 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Panicum scoparium
MEM000184 Shelby Tennessee 1965-6 Pam Boggs
s.n.
MEM
Panicum scoparium
MEM017439 Hickman Kentucky 11 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4358
MEM
Panicum scoparium
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