Agrostis scabra

Family:POACEAE
Species:Agrostis scabra Willdenow
Common Name:Rough Bent; Rough Bentgrass; Fly Away Grass
Habitat:A variety of moist or dry sites in full sun including marsh edges, roadsides and openings in woodlands.
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Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FAC (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Agrostis
Species Agrostis scabra Willdenow - Rough Bent; Rough Bentgrass; Fly Away Grass

Citation

Citation AGROSTIS SCABRA Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 1: 370. 1797.
Basionym: **
Type: **

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Agrostis geminata Agrostis geminata Trinius, Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl. 207. 1824. ALASKA: Unalaska Island, s.d., Eschcholtz s.n. (holotype: LE).
Agrostis hyemalis var. oreophila Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. oreophila (Trinius) Farwell, Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 6: 202. 1904, nom. illegit.Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. montana (Torrey) Tuckerman 1843; Agrostis oreophila Trinius 1841; Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis hyemalis var. nutkaensis Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. nutkaensis (Kunth) Lamson-Scribner & Merrill, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 13: 56. 1910.Agrostis nutkaensis Kunth 1830; Trichodium album J. Presl 1830. 
Agrostis hyemalis var. geminata Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. geminata (Trinius) Hitchcock, U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 68: 44. 1905.Agrostis geminata Trinius 1824. 
Agrostis hyemalis var. keweenawensis Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. keweenawensis Farwell, Rep. Michigan Acad. Sci. 6: 203. 1904. MICHIGAN: Keweenaw Co.: Shore of Lake Superior, 1 Jul 1895, Farwell 600c (holotype: BLH).
Agrostis laxiflora var. caespitosa Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. caespitosa Torrey, Fl. New York 2: 442. 1843, nom. illegit.Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. montana (Torrey) Tuckerman 1843; Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis laxiflora var. tenuis Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. tenuis (Tuckerman) Torrey, Fl. New York 2: 442. 1843.Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. tenuis Tuckerman 1843. 
Agrostis laxiflora var. montana Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. montana (Torrey) Tuckerman, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 45: 43. 1843.Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis laxiflora var. scabra Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. scabra (Willdenow) Torrey, Fl. New York 2: 442. 1843.Agrostis scabra Willdenow 1797. 
Agrostis nutkaensis Agrostis nutkaensis Kunth, Revis. Gramin., Suppl. 17. 1830.Trichodium album J. Presl 1830. 
Agrostis oreophila Agrostis oreophila Trinius, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Petersbourg, Ser. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 6: 323. 1841.Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis peckii Agrostis peckii House, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 7: 126. 1921, nom. illegit.Agrostis oreophila Trinius 1841; Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis scabra var. tenuis Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. tenuis Tuckerman, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 45: 45. 1 843. NEW HAMPSHIRE: Grafton Co.: Rocks of the Flume, near Lincoln,
Agrostis scabra var. oreophila Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. oreophila (Trinius) A. W. Wood, Class-Book Bot., ed. 1861. 774. 1861, nom. illegit.Agrostis laxiflora Richardson, var. montana (Torrey) Tuckerman 1843; Agrostis oreophila Trinius 1841; Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis scabra var. septentrionalis Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. septentrionalis Fernald, Rhodora 35: 209. 1933. CANADA: Newfoundland: Near Winterhouse Brook, Bonne Day, 8 Aug 1929, Fernald et al. 1310 (holotype: GH).
Agrostis scabra subsp. septentrionalis Agrostis scabra Willdenow, subsp. septentrionalis (Fernald) A. Löve & D. Löve, Bot. Not. 128: 504. 1976 ("1975").Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. septentrionalis Fernald 1933. 
Agrostis scabra var. aristata Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. aristata Hulten, Acta Univ. Lund 38: 156. 1942. ALASKA
Agrostis scabra var. geminata Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. geminata (Trinius) Swallen, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 54: 45. 1941.Agrostis geminata Trinius 1824. 
Agrostis scabra var. keweenawensis Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. keweenawensis (Farwell) Farwell, Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. 23: 125. 1938.Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. keweenawensis Farwell 1904. 
Agrostis scabra var. montana Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. montana (Torrey) Fernald, Proc. Portland Soc. Nat. Hist. 2: 91. 1895.Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Agrostis scabriuscula Agrostis scabriuscula Buckley, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 14: 90. 1862. OREGON: "Columbia Plains", without data, Nuttall s.n. (holotype: PH).
Agrostis torreyi Agrostis torreyi Tuckerman, Mag. Hort. Bot. 9: 143. 1843, non Kunth 1830.Trichodium montanum Torrey 1823. 
Trichodium album Trichodium album J. Presl, in C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 244. 1830. CANADA: British Columbia: Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, s.d., Haenke s.n. (holotype: PR?).
Trichodium montanum Trichodium montanum Torrey, Fl. N. Middle United States 84. 1823. NEW YORK: "Summit of the Fishkill Mts.", without data, Torrey (?) s.n. (holotype: NY).
Trichodium scabrum Trichodium scabrum (Willdenow) Muhlenberg, Cat. Pl. Amer. Sept. 10. 1813.Agrostis scabra Willdenow 1797. 
Vilfa scabra Vilfa scabra (Willdenow) Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 16, 182. 1812.Agrostis scabra Willdenow 1797. 
Agrostis hyemalis var. scabra Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. scabra (Willdenow) H. Blomquist, Grasses N. Carolina 82. 1948.Agrostis scabra Willdenow 1797. 
Agrostis hyemalis var. tenuis Agrostis hyemalis (Walter) Britton et al., var. tenuis (Tuckerman) Gleason, Phytologia 4: 21. 1952.Agrostis scabra Willdenow, var. tenuis Tuckerman 1843. 

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Cherokee, Cleburne, Conecuh, DeKalb, Lowndes

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: JSU, TROY, UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1987 - 1987

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000012339 Lowndes 18 Dec 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
18683
TROY
Agrostis scabra Willdenow
JSU105929 Conecuh 01 Oct 1996 Kral, Robert
86980
JSU
Agrostis scabra Willdenow
JSU102685 Cleburne 07 Oct 1996 Hruska, Susan E.
460
JSU
Agrostis scabra Willdenow
UNA00048603 Cherokee 19 May 1987 McDaniel, Sidney
29388A
UNA
Agrostis scabra Willd.
JSU102686 DeKalb 14 Oct 1975 Whetstone, R. David
1978
JSU
Agrostis scabra Willdenow
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