Elymus hystrix

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusElymus
Species:Elymus hystrix
Common Name
Growth Habit**
Plant Notes**
Characteristics
C value
Status
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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
Asperella angustifolia Asperella angustifolia Nutt.
Asperella echidnea Asperella echidnea Raf.
Asperella hystrix Asperella hystrix (L.) Humb.
Asperella hystrix var. hystrix Asperella hystrix var. hystrix (L.) Humb.
Elymus hystrix f. bigelovianus Elymus hystrix f. bigelovianus (Fernald) Dore
Elymus hystrix f. hystrix Elymus hystrix f. hystrix L.
Elymus hystrix var. bigeloviana Elymus hystrix var. bigeloviana (Fernald) Bowden
Elymus hystrix var. bigelovianus Elymus hystrix var. bigelovianus (Fernald) Bowden
Elymus hystrix var. hystrix Elymus hystrix var. hystrix L.
Elymus pseudohystrix Elymus pseudohystrix Schult.
Gymnostichum hystrix Gymnostichum hystrix (L.) Schreb.
Gymnostichum patulum Gymnostichum patulum (Moench) Lunell
Hystrix elymoides Hystrix elymoides Mack. & Bush
Hystrix hystrix Hystrix hystrix (L.) Millsp.
Hystrix patula Hystrix patula Moench
Hystrix patula f. patula Hystrix patula f. patula
Hystrix patula var. bigeloviana Hystrix patula var. bigeloviana (Fernald) Deam
Hystrix patula var. patula Hystrix patula var. patula

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: Anderson (KY), Ballard (KY), Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Clay (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Hickman (KY), Jackson (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Monroe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Owen (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Wolfe (KY), Woodford (KY), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), McMinn (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Smith (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA006167 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006170 Mercer Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006168 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006169 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006173 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006171 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
31234100133279 Estill Kentucky 10 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
203
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133642 Muhlenberg Kentucky 28 Jul 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5947
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133352 Floyd Kentucky 20 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2400
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133634 Metcalfe Kentucky 30 Jun 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5716
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133568 Madison Kentucky 10 Jul 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-230
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133329 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
522
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133592 Marion Kentucky 22 Jun 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
5804
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133378 Franklin Kentucky 24 Jun 1979 Steven Rice
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133162 Harlan Kentucky 02 Jun 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7186
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133253 Cumberland Kentucky 07 Sep 1997 Carrie L. Tilton
51
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100767290 Madison Kentucky 01 Jul 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
118
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133303 Estill Kentucky 30 Jun 1988 Richard G. Guetig
709
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133550 Madison Kentucky 29 Jun 1956 Mary Wharton
10144
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133261 Estill Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2564
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133626 Metcalfe Kentucky 24 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K21.11
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133204 Christian Kentucky 04 Jul 1984 Raymond Athey
4916
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133576 Madison Kentucky 30 Jun 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
414
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133451 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3168
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133477 Lee Kentucky 21 Jun 1996 Timothy J. Weckman
2892
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133345 Fleming Kentucky 21 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1180
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133709 Powell Kentucky 11 Jun 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5052
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133600 Menifee Kentucky 29 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2758
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133717 Robertson Kentucky 11 Jul 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7479
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133220 Clinton Kentucky Mark A. Gorton
90-685
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133519 Lyon Kentucky 29 Jun 1965 William H. Ellis
239
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133394 Garrard Kentucky 20 Jun 1965 Mary Wharton
10116
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133139 Breathitt Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2595
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133816 Tennessee 01 Jul 1972 Betty Ann Thompson
607
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133337 Fayette Kentucky 26 Jun 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4312
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133121 Breckinridge Kentucky 25 Jul 2009 Landon E. McKinney
10132
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133089 Ballard Kentucky 24 Jun 1970 Raymond Athey
1057
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133386 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1955 Mary E. Wharton
9101
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133212 Clinton Kentucky 03 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-331
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100135142 Larue Kentucky 23 Jul 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5784
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133618 Menifee Kentucky 20 Jun 1989 Carol Hanley
312
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133691 Pike Kentucky 23 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10378.5
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133154 Caldwell Kentucky 27 Jun 1957 Mary Beckett
226
EKY
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006166 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006162 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006163 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006165 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006172 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA024618 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA025569 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006164 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
BEREA006161 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Elymus hystrix
008959 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Elymus hystrix
31234100133360 Franklin Kentucky 01 Jul 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5154
EKY
Elymus hystrix
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21566
EKY
Elymus hystrix
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21566
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133170 Carter Kentucky 02 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10650.5
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133097 Barren Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Charles J. Lapham
137
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133246 Cumberland Kentucky 07 Sep 1997 Carrie L. Tilton
50
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133543 Madison Kentucky 19 Jun 1993 Susan Wind
100
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100135159 McLean Kentucky 31 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
04854b
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133758 Woodford Kentucky 19 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2926
EKY
Elymus hystrix
ETSU003454 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
ETSU003455 Tennessee
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
ETSU026453 Hawkins Tennessee 09 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19618
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU024373 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU026730 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU032376 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU026731 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU018908 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU028609 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU018909 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU026729 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU018907 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
31234100133147 Breathitt Kentucky 28 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2726
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100135134 Bath Kentucky 26 Jun 1984 Julian Campbell
405
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133725 Rowan Kentucky 10 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2848
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133584 Mercer Kentucky 13 Jun 1994 Gary W. Libby
430
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133501 Logan Kentucky 02 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4349
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133824 Claiborne Tennessee 19 Jul 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
521
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100774452 Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21566
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133535 Madison Kentucky 19 Jun 1993 D. Collinsworth
53
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133436 Harlan Kentucky 18 Jul 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
1128
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133444 Hickman Kentucky 29 Jun 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
5558
EKY
Elymus hystrix
31234100133683 Pike Kentucky 24 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10451.5
EKY
Elymus hystrix
ETSU026260 Hawkins Tennessee 12 Jun 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19424
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 12 Jun 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 09 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
HTTU026728 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Elymus hystrix
31973000022343 Trimble Kentucky 09 Jun 1984 Thieret, John
55134
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022340 Lincoln Kentucky 15 Jul 1999 Thieret, John
60589
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022341 Owen Kentucky 11 Jun 1999 Thieret, John
60550
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022347 Clay Kentucky 23 Jun 1984 Thieret, John
55235
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022354 Campbell Kentucky 28 Jun 1993 Naczi, Robert
3210
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022346 McCreary Kentucky 24 Jun 1984 Thieret, John
55296
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022342 Campbell Kentucky 02 Jun 1980 Buddell, George
133
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022349 Lewis Kentucky 15 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2173
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022352 Pendleton Kentucky 01 Jul 1980 Thieret, John
52287
KNK
Elymus hystrix
31973000022348 Pendleton Kentucky 06 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
1235
KNK
Elymus hystrix
MTSU023836 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038709 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
MDKY00004794 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus hystrix
MDKY00004795 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus hystrix
MDKY00004796 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Elymus hystrix
UCHT003127 Marion Tennessee Edwin Bridges
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038712 Rutherford Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038711 Smith Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
UCHT035015 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
UOS07924 Franklin Tennessee 08 Jun 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Elymus hystrix
UOS07922 Franklin Tennessee 24 Jun 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Elymus hystrix
UOS07923 Van Buren Tennessee 11 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036768 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036801 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036769 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036793 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036785 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036786 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038714 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0037123 Lewis Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036787 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036792 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036797 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036800 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036919 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0038293 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036771 Carter Tennessee 20 Sep 1963 A. J. Sharp, Gwynn Ramsey, Dave Frodin
31586
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036788 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036917 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036789 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036803 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036790 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036799 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036780 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036774 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036766 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036775 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036767 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036794 Knox Tennessee 09 Jun 2004 G. Bresowar
130
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036784 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036772 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036804 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036920 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036770 Carter Tennessee 24 Jul 1956 Jack Pearman`
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036781 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036779 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036791 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036798 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036773 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036796 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0037125 Woodford Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036795 Knox Tennessee 21 Jun 1994 Paul C. Durr
94-
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036782 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036776 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038710 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036778 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0037124 Anderson Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0038295 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036802 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036783 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0037122 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0036777 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0241325 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Elymus hystrix
TENN-V-0038294 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Elymus hystrix
ETSU003456 Carter Tennessee 21 Jul 1995 James T. Donaldson
2140
ETSU
Elymus hystrix
UCHT038713 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Elymus hystrix
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