Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusTripsacum
Species: Tripsacum dactyloides
Infrapecies:Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L. var. dactyloides
Common NameLongspike tridens
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; 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; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 2
StatusNative; KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5TNR (Global Rank)

** 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
Tripsacum dactyloides var. genuinum Tripsacum dactyloides var. genuinum Hack.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Dwayne Estes
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Milo Pyne
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Tara Littlefield
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Theo Witsell
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw
Tripsacum dactyloides var. dactyloides - Joey Shaw