Poa cuspidata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPoa
SpeciesPoa cuspidata Nutt.
Common Nameearly bluegrass
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: 8.5
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Aira triflora Aira triflora Elliott
Graphephorum elliottii Graphephorum elliottii Kunth
Graphephorum melicoides var. triflorum Graphephorum melicoides var. triflorum (Elliott) Alph. Wood
Poa pungens Poa pungens Nutt.
Poa trinervata Poa trinervata Willd. ex Muhl.
Triodia greenii Triodia greenii Spreng.

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), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Clay (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Leslie (KY), Letcher (KY), Lewis (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Jefferson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100143625 Madison Kentucky 28 Mar 1979 J. Stuart Lassetter
3444
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143559 Garrard Kentucky 16 Mar 1983 Donna A. Godbey
13
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143583 Laurel Kentucky 21 Apr 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-30
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143658 Powell Kentucky 25 Apr 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4661
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143575 Knox Kentucky 10 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5388
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143633 Madison Kentucky 09 Apr 1980 Ron Rhew
31
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143567 Jessamine Kentucky 16 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11480
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143674 Rockcastle Kentucky 10 Apr 1988 Ralph L. Thompson
88-106
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143542 Fayette Kentucky 01 Jan 1997 Danny Husband
561
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143732 Marion Tennessee 11 Apr 1965 Ross C. Clark
1602
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143682 Rowan Kentucky 23 Apr 1999 Kim Feeman
361
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143492 Bath Kentucky 14 Apr 1984 Julian Campbell
6
EKY
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006961 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006966 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006965 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
31234100143534 Montgomery Kentucky 17 Apr 1984 Julian Campbell
38
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143666 Rockcastle Kentucky 30 Jun 1990 Neal Denton
1564
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143690 Wolfe Kentucky 05 Apr 1994 Kim Feeman
15
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143716 Tennessee 27 Apr 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
150
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143500 Bell Kentucky 01 May 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
743
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143617 Laurel Kentucky 04 May 2000 Ralph L. Thompson
00-91
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143641 McCreary Kentucky 17 Apr 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1240
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143518 Harlan Kentucky 23 Mar 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
679
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143609 Bell Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-505
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143591 Letcher Kentucky 24 Mar 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
625
EKY
Poa cuspidata
31234100143724 Knox Tennessee 09 Apr 1980 T. Filipczak
16
EKY
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006962 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006959 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006969 Knox Tennessee
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006964 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006963 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA022921 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006956 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 03 Apr 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 21 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
ETSU006880 Unicoi Tennessee 04 Apr 2009 Tim McDowell
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 14 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 14 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 26 Feb 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 03 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
ETSU006344 Greene Tennessee 11 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
ETSU006297 Washington Tennessee 26 Mar 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 04 Apr 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006960 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006954 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006955 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006957 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006958 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
BEREA006967 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Poa cuspidata
ETSU006881 Unicoi Tennessee 30 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 09 Apr 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 04 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Greene Tennessee 23 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 04 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Carter Tennessee 22 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
ETSU006879 Unicoi Tennessee 20 Mar 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
ETSU005168 Unicoi Tennessee 17 Mar 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
31973000023289 McCreary Kentucky 17 Apr 2005 Thieret, John
61913
KNK
Poa cuspidata
31973000023297 Powell Kentucky 25 Mar 1976 Thieret, John
48914
KNK
Poa cuspidata
31973000023293 Powell Kentucky 04 May 1997 Thieret, John
60113
KNK
Poa cuspidata
31973000023291 Rockcastle Kentucky 13 Apr 1989 Denton, Neal
0006
KNK
Poa cuspidata
31973000023295 Harlan Kentucky 14 Apr 1978 Thieret, John
50327
KNK
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005142 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005138 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005144 Letcher Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005150 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005149 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005145 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005146 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033040 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033075 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033074 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 21 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
31973000023296 Fleming Kentucky 21 Mar 1976 Thieret, John
48898
KNK
Poa cuspidata
31973000023294 Jackson Kentucky 25 Apr 1975 Thieret, John
48525
KNK
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005151 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005137 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005148 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005139 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005147 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005141 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005143 Clay Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005140 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
MDKY00005152 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033071 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033488 Knox Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033061 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033050 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033072 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033493 Casey Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033055 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033049 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033081 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033084 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033066 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033042 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033057 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0241300 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033086 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033490 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033094 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033079 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033036 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033052 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033087 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033047 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033056 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033039 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033085 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033078 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033065 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033054 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033063 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033059 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033045 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033053 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033037 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033093 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033060 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033043 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033076 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033046 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033058 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033083 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033068 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0150774 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033096 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033077 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033062 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033080 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033073 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033048 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033041 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033070 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033090 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033486 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033503 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033091 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033095 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033051 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033487 Leslie Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033491 Knox Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033067 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033082 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033502 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033492 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033092 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0240957 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033069 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033489 Knox Kentucky
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033038 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033064 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033044 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033088 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
TENN-V-0033089 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002970 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002968 Marion Tennessee 12 Mar 1972 Steven Wiley
9
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002966 Polk Tennessee 11 Apr 1980 Larry G. Williams
865
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002961 Marion Tennessee 17 Mar 1998 John Beck
1336
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002959 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002971 Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
009579 Hamilton Tennessee
BOON
Poa cuspidata
009580 Hamilton Tennessee
BOON
Poa cuspidata
APSC0063669 Menifee Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0111733 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0068284 Harlan Kentucky 03 Jun 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0057329 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002962 Marion Tennessee 26 Feb 1998 John Beck
1311
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002967 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002963 Marion Tennessee 14 Apr 1983 Edwin Bridges
52
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002964 Marion Tennessee 25 Mar 1983 Edwin Bridges
282
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT006478 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002965 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002960 Polk Tennessee 10 Sep 1980 Larry G. Williams
958
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT002969 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
009578 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Poa cuspidata
APSC0063671 Wolfe Kentucky 12 Apr 1969 Paul Higgins
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0094186 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0117417 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0068184 Harlan Kentucky 14 Aug 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0094027 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0088693 Jessamine Kentucky 04 Apr 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0093972 Harlan Kentucky 28 Apr 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0094183 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0094025 Lee Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042865 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042864 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042863 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0052237 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0053515 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0077642 Jackson Kentucky 18 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0094026 Harlan Kentucky 18 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0082760 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0101960 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0045850 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042866 Sullivan Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0107821 Jessamine Kentucky 27 Mar 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0079728 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0054079 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0063670 Wolfe Kentucky 12 Apr 1969 Paul Higgins
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042860 Sullivan Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0092980 Jackson Kentucky 17 Mar 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0064377 Wolfe Kentucky 01 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0064376 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0042951 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0067762 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0081243 Wolfe Kentucky 01 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Poa cuspidata
APSC0063148 Harlan Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Poa cuspidata
N/A Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Poa cuspidata
HTTU011968 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Poa cuspidata
HTTU011969 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Poa cuspidata
HTTU011970 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Poa cuspidata
HTTU012036 White Tennessee
HTTU
Poa cuspidata
MTSU003732 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Apr 2004 Lindsey Jett
44
MTSU
Poa cuspidata
UOS08122 Franklin Tennessee 12 Apr 1985 Richard K. Clements
UOS
Poa cuspidata
HTTU028370 Knox Tennessee
HTTU
Poa cuspidata
UCHT035850 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
UCHT035851 Roane Tennessee
UCHT
Poa cuspidata
N/A Van Buren Tennessee 06 Apr 2002 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Poa cuspidata
BRIT185403 Tennessee
VDB
Poa cuspidata
BRIT185039 Tennessee
VDB
Poa cuspidata
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