Agrostis hyemalis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAgrostis
Species:Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Common NameWinter Bentgrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Natural Area Presence: FG; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Natural Area Presence: NCCGSNA; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; 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; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Agrestis hyemalis Agrestis hyemalis (Walter) Lunell
Agrostis antecedens Agrostis antecedens E.P.Bickn.
Agrostis aphanes Agrostis aphanes Trin.
Agrostis canina var. hiemalis Agrostis canina var. hiemalis (Walter) Kuntze
Agrostis canina var. hyemalis Agrostis canina var. hyemalis (Walter) Kuntze
Agrostis hyemalis var. hyemalis Agrostis hyemalis var. hyemalis
Agrostis leptos Agrostis leptos Steud.
Cornucopiae hyemalis Cornucopiae hyemalis
Trichodium laxum Trichodium laxum Schult.

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), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carroll (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Grant (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Henderson (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bradley (TN), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Johnson (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100114600 Montgomery Tennessee 18 May 1946 Alfred Clebsch
329
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114535 Todd Kentucky 11 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4063
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114469 Franklin Kentucky 28 May 1985 Steven Rice
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 29 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21519
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114436 Christian Kentucky 05 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3917
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114626 Tennessee H. DeSelm
343
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114485 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4025
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100773991 Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21948
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114501 Marshall Kentucky 29 May 1978 Raymond Athey
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Tennessee Henry R. DeSelm
343
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114477 Jackson Kentucky 13 Sep 1985 David D. Taylor
9819
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21948
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 29 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21519
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100774197 Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21630
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114493 Madison Kentucky 01 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-622
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114451 Graves Kentucky 23 Jul 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4394
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100774205 Wolfe Kentucky 29 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21519
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114543 Todd Kentucky 06 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3971
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21630
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 Ross C. Clark
21630
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114444 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
247
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005307 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005314 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005308 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002758 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006668 Greene Tennessee 30 Jul 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114527 Nelson Kentucky 17 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7124
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 Ross C. Clark
21948
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
31234100114519 Montgomery Kentucky 01 Jun 1984 Julian Campbell
359
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005313 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005312 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005311 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005306 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005309 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
BEREA005310 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002762 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002783 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006667 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002760 Johnson Tennessee 28 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002759 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002763 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002761 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006666 Johnson Tennessee 01 Sep 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006665 Unicoi Tennessee 18 Sep 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006663 Unicoi Tennessee 18 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020589 Kenton Kentucky 01 Jun 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
276
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020583 Pendleton Kentucky 23 Jun 2005 McKinney, Landon
9516
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020585 Grant Kentucky 14 Jun 1997 Buddell, George
7975
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003949 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003954 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003952 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003947 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028441 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028763 Henderson Kentucky
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU006662 Unicoi Tennessee 28 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU002764 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020587 Grant Kentucky 11 Jun 1993 Buddell, George
7836
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020593 Oldham Kentucky 03 Jun 1979 Thieret, John
50924
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020592 Campbell Kentucky 07 Jun 1980 Buddell, George
151
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020582 Grant Kentucky 14 Jun 1997 Buddell, George
7975
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
31973000020590 Carroll Kentucky 09 Jun 1984 Thieret, John
550077
KNK
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003946 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003953 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
MDKY00003955 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028443 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0075284 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028449 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028450 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028452 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028748 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028708 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028437 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028451 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028440 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028446 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002550 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002547 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT006407 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002551 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034983 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0100036 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0097846 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028439 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028442 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028447 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0075267 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028445 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028444 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028448 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
TENN-V-0028438 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002546 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002549 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
UCHT002548 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0098904 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034987 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0077020 Christian Kentucky 24 May 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034977 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034965 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034966 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0032958 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034969 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034986 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0064367 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034999 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034976 Caldwell Kentucky 03 Jun 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0097851 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034968 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0053887 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034971 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0083016 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034974 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034972 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034973 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0097850 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0097845 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034981 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0058957 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034982 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0067583 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034979 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034970 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0087547 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034978 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034984 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
MTSU003541 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174417 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney, Geoff Call
6616
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174429 Perry Tennessee 24 May 1972 R. Kral
46578
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174426 Meigs Tennessee 02 Jun 1993 D. Rust
243
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174419 Davidson Tennessee 30 May 1942 Jesse M. Shaver
2537
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT255573 Calloway Kentucky 18 May 1975 R. Athey
3015
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Tennessee Henry R. DeSelm
343
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU032681 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU033613 Carter Tennessee 01 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU033612 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM020180 Lauderdale Tennessee 01 May 1972 Patrick Keiran
305
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM000042 Shelby Tennessee 06 May 1957 Victor Feisal
86
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM011012 Tipton Tennessee 05 Jun 1968 Sarah J. Warrington
52
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0034967 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
APSC0097844 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Agrostis hyemalis
N/A Tennessee Henry R. DeSelm
343
EKY
Agrostis hyemalis
UOS07559 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Agrostis hyemalis
UOS07560 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174418 Davidson Tennessee 30 May 1942 Jesse M. Shaver
2537
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174427 Montgomery Tennessee 28 May 1980 Edward W. Chester
4363
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174433 Wilson Tennessee 02 Jun 1989 R. Kral
76510
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU033610 Carter Tennessee 18 Oct 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU030975 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
ETSU033611 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM011535 Marshall Kentucky 18 May 1975 Raymond Athey
3017
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM005612 Livingston Kentucky 17 May 1970 Raymond Athey
898
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM007739 Shelby Tennessee 30 Apr 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
813
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
MEM007560 McCracken Kentucky 25 May 1971 Raymond Athey
1362
MEM
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174416 Cheatham Tennessee 21 May 1969 R. Kral
34704
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174431 Sequatchie Tennessee 09 May 1973 R. Kral
49901
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174423 Humphreys Tennessee 10 May 1990 R. Kral
77508
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174415 Cannon Tennessee 20 May 1974 R. Kral
52806
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174425 Lawrence Tennessee 16 May 1973 R. Kral
49975
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174428 Overton Tennessee 20 May 1971 R. Kral
42738
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174430 Putnam Tennessee 14 May 1992 R. Kral
80482
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
BRIT174432 Sumner Tennessee 22 May 1976 J. Alcorn
1197
VDB
Agrostis hyemalis
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