Diarrhena obovata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusDiarrhena
SpeciesDiarrhena obovata (Gleason) Brandenburg
Common Nameobovate beakgrain
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: 7.9
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S2?] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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.

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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

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: Bell (KY), Lyon (KY), Menifee (KY), Franklin (TN), Montgomery (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1948 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100775939 Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21152
EKY
Diarrhena obovata
APSC0033988 Lyon Kentucky 05 Sep 1984 Edward W. Chester
84-450
APSC
Diarrhena obovata
APSC0033989 Montgomery Tennessee 08 Sep 1979 Edward W. Chester
4273
APSC
Diarrhena obovata
APSC0033983 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Diarrhena obovata
UOS07776 Franklin Tennessee 25 May 1985 Richard K. Clements
UOS
Diarrhena obovata
N/A Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21152
EKY
Diarrhena obovata
N/A Bell Kentucky 08 Jun 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
1010
EKY
Diarrhena obovata
N/A Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C. Clark
21152
EKY
Diarrhena obovata
APSC0033990 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Aug 1948 Alfred Clebsch
169
APSC
Diarrhena obovata
APSC0033986 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Diarrhena obovata
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Plant Photos

Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell
Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell
Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell
Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell
Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell
Diarrhena obovata - Theo Witsell