Aira caryophyllea

Family:POACEAE
Species:Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
Common Name:Common Silver Hairgrass
Habitat:Disturbed sites.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FACU (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Aira
Species Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus - Common Silver Hairgrass

Citation

Citation AIRA CARYOPHYLLEA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 66. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 85.22). Lectotypified by Clayton, in Milne-Redhead & Polhill, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Gramineae 1: 84. 1970.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Agrostis caryophyllea Agrostis caryophyllea (Linnaeus) Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 25. 1796.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Aira caryophyllea var. latigluma Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus, var. latigluma (Steudel) C. E. Hubbard, in Oliver, Fl. Trop. Afr. 10: 88. 1917.Aira latigluma Steudel 1854. 
Aira caryophyllea var. major Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus, var. major Brongniart, in Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Bot. 2: 24. 1829. CHILE
Aira caryophyllea var. minor Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus, var. minor Brongniart, in Duperrey, Voy. Monde, Bot. 2: 24. 1829. FALKLAND ISLANDS
Aira divaricata Aira divaricata Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 398. 1827, non Pourret 1788. FRANCE
Aira edouardii Aira edouardii Reuter ex Duval-Jouve, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 12: 88. 1865.  
Aira hostii Aira hostii Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 221. 1854.  
Aira latigluma Aira latigluma Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 221. 1854. ETHIOPIA
Aira patulipes Aira patulipes Jordan ex Boreau, Fl. Centre France, ed. 3. 2: 701. 1857Aira divaricata Loiseleur-Deslongchamps 1827, non Pourret 1788 
Aira plesiantha Aira plesiantha Jordan ex Boreau, Fl. Centre France, ed. 3. 2: 701. 1857. FRANCE
Airella caryophyllea Airella caryophyllea (Linnaeus) Dumortier, Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 7: 68. 1868.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Airopsis caryophyllea Airopsis caryophyllea (Linnaeus) Fries, Novit. Fl. Suec. Mant. Tert. 180. 1845.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Avena caryophyllea Avena caryophyllea (Linnaeus) F. H. Wiggers, Prim. Fl. Holsat. 10. 1780.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Fussia caryophyllea Fussia caryophyllea (Linnaeus) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv. 754. 1866.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Salmasia vulgaris Salmasia vulgaris Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 4: 316. 1901, nom. illegit.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 
Aspris caryophyllea Aspris caryophyllea (Linnaeus) Nash, in Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 1: 214. 1913.Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus 1753. 

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: Bullock, Calhoun, Clarke, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, DeKalb, Geneva, Lee, Macon, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Pike, Sumter

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 1965

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000044502 DeKalb 18 May 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12894
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UWAL0012359 Bullock 29 Mar 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0449
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
TROY000011431 Bullock 29 Apr 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15232
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00003300 Clarke 26 Apr 1965 Duncan, Wilbur H.
22488
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
TROY000011433 Pike 22 Apr 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13058
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
AUA000014810 Crenshaw 22 Apr 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
4525
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
TROY000011430 Bullock 02 May 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13113
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UWAL0039084 Bullock 29 Apr 2017 Horne, Howard E.
3797
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
TROY000044165 Conecuh 26 Apr 2016 Diamond, Alvin R.
27352
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
AUA000014809 Bullock 29 Apr 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15232
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
JSU102691 Marshall 21 May 1992 Spaulding, Daniel D.
1776
JSU
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00003244 Mobile _ Apr 1873 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
UWAL0039793 Conecuh 26 Apr 2016 Diamond, Alvin R.
27352
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00003209 Lee 16 May 1897 Baker, Charles F.
s.n.
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
AUA000014812 Macon 10 Apr 1965 Koelling, Alfred C.
2138
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
AUA000014811 Dale 15 Apr 1992 Diamond, Alvin R.
8110
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
JSU102690 Calhoun 02 May 1999 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10590
JSU
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00064483 Bullock 29 Apr 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15232
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
UWAL0049122 Bullock 25 May 2016 Horne, Howard E.
3220
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
AUA000014814 Pike 24 Apr 1994 Diamond, Alvin R.
9087
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
AUA000040524 Sumter 22 Apr 1998 Owsley, C.Michael
1782
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
TROY000045336 Marengo 20 Apr 2013 England, J. Kevin
4166
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UWAL0017570 Marengo 20 Apr 2013 England, J. Kevin
4166
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00003204 Cullman _ Apr 1893 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
UWAL0002387 DeKalb 18 May 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12894
UWAL
Aira caryophyllea L.
AUA000014813 Pike 27 May 1995 Diamond, Alvin R.
9559
AUA
Aira Caryophyllea L.
JSU102692 Clarke 26 Apr 1965 Duncan, Wilbur H.
22488
JSU
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
ALNHS00006373 Bullock 22 May 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4422
ALNHS
Aira caryophyllea L.
TROY000038046 Bullock 29 Mar 2012 Dykes, Bailee
449
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
UNA00057993 Pike 22 Apr 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13058
UNA
Aira caryophyllea L.
TROY000011432 Geneva 14 Apr 2001 Kral, Robert
90781
TROY
Aira caryophyllea Linnaeus
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