Danthonia epilis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDanthonia
SpeciesDanthonia epilis Scribn.
Common NameCarolina oatgrass
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
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1S2] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

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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 - 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Monroe (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UOS, APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2003 - 2007

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0029940 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia epilis
APSC0071874 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Danthonia epilis
APSC0055366 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Danthonia epilis
UOS07746 Franklin Tennessee 17 Jun 2003 Caitlin Elam
UOS
Danthonia epilis
UOS07747 Franklin Tennessee 31 May 2007 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Danthonia epilis
APSC0054685 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Danthonia epilis
TENN-V-0029941 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia epilis
TENN-V-0029939 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Danthonia epilis
APSC0034085 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Danthonia epilis
UOS07748 Franklin Tennessee 18 Jun 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Danthonia epilis
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Plant Photos

Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Dwayne Estes
Danthonia epilis - Milo Pyne
Danthonia epilis - Milo Pyne
Danthonia epilis - Milo Pyne
Danthonia epilis - Milo Pyne