Danthonia sericea

Family:POACEAE
Species:Danthonia sericea Nuttall
Common Name:Downy Oatgrass; Silky Oatgrass
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status: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 Danthonia
Species Danthonia sericea Nuttall - Downy Oatgrass; Silky Oatgrass

Citation

Citation DANTHONIA SERICEA Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 71. 1818.
Basionym: **
Type: GEORGIA: Without data, Nuttall s.n. (lectotype: PH; isolectotype: US(fragm)). Lectotypified by Baeza, Sendtnera 3: 57. 1996.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Danthonia epilis Danthonia epilis Lamson-Scribner, U.S.D.A. Div. Agrost. Circ. 30: 7. 1901.Danthonia glabra Nash 1897, non Philippi 1896. 
Danthonia glabra Danthonia glabra Nash, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 24: 43. 1897, non Philippi 1896. GEORGIA: DeKalb Co.: Vicinity of Stone Mountain, 5 Jul 1895, Small s.n. (holotype: NY).
Danthonia sericea var. epilis Danthonia sericea Nuttall, var. epilis (Lamson-Scribner) H. Blomquist, Grasses N. Carolina 77. 1948.Danthonia epilis Lamson-Scribner 1901; Danthonia glabra Nash 1897, non Philippi 1896. 
Merathrepta epilis Merathrepta epilis (Lamson-Scribner) Piper ex A. Heller, Cat. N. Amer. Pl., ed. 3. 39. 1909.Danthonia epilis Lamson-Scribner 1901; Danthonia glabra Nash 1897, non Philippi 1896. 
Merathrepta sericea Merathrepta sericea (Nuttall) A. Heller, Muhlenbergia 5: 120. 1909.Danthonia sericea Nuttall 1818. 
Pentameris epilis Pentameris epilis (Lamson-Scribner) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbride, Bot. Gaz. 56: 469. 1913.Danthonia epilis Lamson-Scribner 1901; Danthonia glabra Nash 1897, non Philippi 1896. 
Pentameris sericea Pentameris sericea (Nuttall) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbride, Bot. Gaz. 56: 470. 1913.Danthonia sericea Nuttall 1818. 

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: Autauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Geneva, Hale, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Washington, Winston

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1878 - 2009

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000026973 Tallapoosa 20 May 2006 Terry Wayne Barger
243
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016102 Tuscaloosa 20 APR 1965 KRAL, ROBERT
23767
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UNA00056532 DeKalb s.d. Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056461 Tuscaloosa 26 Jun 1955 Jack C. Mallory
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0008839 Covington 15 Apr 2009 Hansen, C.J.
3685
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000035552 Coffee 27 Apr 2006 Robert Kral
97214
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108480 Jefferson 23 May 1985 J. P. Barber
1532
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00017596 Russell 01 May 1972 R. Kral
46087
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00003625 Autauga 12 May 1982 S. C. Gunn
541
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt. var. sericea
UWAL0008838 Coosa 28 Apr 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4355
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000016101 Tallapoosa 15 APR 1976 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
2078
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0008841 Lee 01 May 1952 Cunningham, H.B.
s.n.
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108470 Cleburne 15 Jun 1983 Melanie G. Bussey
717
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016082 Calhoun 1 MAY 1986 LAWLER, C. L.
200
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0016165 Montgomery 01 May 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25035
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016099 Pike 25 MAY 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
4869
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000026972 Tallapoosa 01 May 2004 Robert Kral
95083
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016079 Autauga 12 MAY 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
541
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000011874 Henry 01 May 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
19092
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016096 Macon 24 APR 1966 JOHNSON, W. C.
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UNA00056530 Mobile Apr May Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056460 Tuscaloosa 19 Apr 1955 Jack C. Mallory
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000037981 Covington 09 Apr 2012 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
5436
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000038999 Montgomery 01 May 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25035
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108482 Jefferson 17 May 1984 J. P. Barber
228
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00017683 Marshall 29 Apr 1972 R. Kral
45945
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056511 Marshall 20 May 1980 Russell A. Meigs
571
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0008842 Monroe 26 Apr 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4248
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000026967 Cherokee 11 May 2002 Daniel D. Spaulding
11255
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011865 Conecuh 28 Apr 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12400
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108467 Cleburne 15 Jun 1983 Melanie G. Bussey
717
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016090 Crenshaw 14 APR 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6816
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000011868 Dale 18 Jun 2000 Tiffany Pennington
800
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108400 Calhoun 01 May 1986 C. L. Lawler
200
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000026971 Talladega 29 Apr 1980 R. David Whetstone
9925
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016094 Lee 21 APR 1969 GOULD, JR., A. B.
140
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000046961 Mobile 25 Apr 1968 Michel G. Lelong
4410
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108464 Chilton 27 Apr 1979 R. D. Whetstone
9663
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108483 Lee 06 May 1977 J. Lumdbom
32
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00056580 Hale 23 Apr 1966 Norris H. Williams
248
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056455 Clay 30 Apr 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9024
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0013617 Marengo 01 Jun 2012 England, J. Kevin
3507
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108479 Jackson 22 May 1997 D. D. Spaulding
9679
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00064927 St. Clair 15 Apr 2006 Brian R. Keener
2783
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056540 Tuscaloosa 27 Jul 1975 Fred K. Hoener
1273
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056504 Calhoun 08 May 1979 John H. Wiersema
672
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000011871 Geneva 20 Apr 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
18894
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0037872 Mobile 23 Apr 1968 LeLong, Michel G.
4387
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108478 Jackson 18 May 1999 Kristin Brodeur
1808
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016086 Conecuh 10 MAY 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2472
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000011873 Geneva 04 May 2002 Robert Kral
92517
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000030887 Lee 01 May 1952 H.B. Cunningham
s.n.
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000030086 Covington 15 Apr 2009 Curtis J. Hansen
3685
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108471 DeKalb 15 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17588
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108493 Talladega 09 May 1980 R. D. Whetstone
9984
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108463 Cherokee 04 May 1976 T. A. Atkinson
1469
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0017804 DeKalb 17 May 1985 Kral, R.
72545
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108487 Marshall 10 May 1992 D. D. Spaulding
1581
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011876 Pike 05 May 1999 Brian H. Martin
104
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00056529 Mobile 01 Jun 1878 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056588 Tuscaloosa 20 Jun 1955 Joe A. Farmer
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0001911 Escambia 19 May 2009 Hansen, C.J.
3960
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000041175 Elmore 19 May 2012 Robert Pullen
422
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108481 Jefferson 28 May 1984 J. P. Barber
391
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00058840 Randolph 11 May 1999 R. Kral
88347
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056582 Pickens 21 May 1960 Sidney McDaniel
1836
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000044496 Fayette 01 May 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
12873
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016084 Cleburne 16 MAY 1976 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
2730
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0008840 Covington 09 May 2005 Kral, R.
96307
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000038638 Bullock 10 May 2012 Bailee Dykes
675
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108466 Cleburne 18 Jun 1983 Melanie G. Bussey
761
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016100 Shelby 23 APR 1972 LOCHAMY, JAMES S.
091
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0008843 St. Clair 15 Apr 2006 Keener, Brian R.
2783
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000016085 Coffee 26 APR 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8204
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000026888 Covington 09 May 2005 Robert Kral
96307
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000045374 Autauga 18 Apr 2017 Matthew Parker
670
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011870 Escambia 05 May 1995 Cynthia L. Brittain
146
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108486 Marshall 21 May 1992 D. D. Spaulding
1781
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011875 Monroe 26 Apr 2008 Brian R. Keener
4248
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00025328 Bibb 09 May 1987 Frank D. Bowers
13689
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056505 DeKalb 02 Jun 1979 John H. Wiersema
763
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108461 Calhoun 09 May 1976 G. Wayner
611
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016088 Conecuh 31 MAY 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2506
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UNA00056456 Randolph 30 Apr 1987 Robert R. Haynes
8982
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00069035 Cherokee 22 May 2007 T. Wayne Barger
IM-368
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000016092 DeKalb 30 APR 1966 SEARCY, JAMES W.
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0038497 Baldwin 18 May 1975 LeLong, Michel G.
8458
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108462 Calhoun 12 May 1969 Jerry A. Clonts
s.n.
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016095 Lee 1 MAY 1952 CUNNINGHAM, HUGH B.
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
AUA000016097 Monroe 23 APR 1981 O'HALLORAN, K.
093
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
JSU146084 Cleburne 21 May 1992 F. Hutchinson
482
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016089 Crenshaw 29 MAY 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
4897
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000026884 Covington 10 May 2005 Robert Kral
96372
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108492 Shelby 04 Apr 1993 R. D. Whetstone
16265
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0034265 Covington 08 May 1995 Kral, R.
84577
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108484 Lee 19 Apr 1966 Robert Berry
s.n.
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108485 Madison 11 May 1996 D. D. Spaulding
8423
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011864 Coffee 10 Apr 2000 Brian H. Martin
519
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00056462 Tuscaloosa 20 Jun 1955 F. D. Robinson
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056503 Randolph 29 Apr 1980 John H. Wiersema
1551
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000026970 St. Clair 15 Apr 2006 Brian R. Keener
2783
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU139600 Escambia 01 May 1958 H. E. Grelen
5/1-12
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00027223 Tuscaloosa 06 May 1952 R. L. Chermock
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056583 Cherokee 29 May 1986 T. E. Smith
2044
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0031235 Blount 16 May 2009 Keener, Brian R.
5330
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000016093 Lee 16 MAY 1958 SANSING, NORMAN G.
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000044775 Conecuh 04 May 2007 Robert Kral
98010
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000026966 Bibb 09 May 1987 Frank D. Bowers
13689
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108469 Cleburne 18 Jun 1983 Melanie G. Bussey
761
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016098 Pike 1999 MARTIN, BRIAN
104
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
JSU144405 Calhoun 02 Jun 1993 F. Hutchinson
1648
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016091 Dale 27 APR 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15227
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000026737 Conecuh 10 May 2005 Robert Kral
96361
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0002249 Fayette 11 May 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12873
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt. Silky
UWAL0031371 Winston 04 May 2014 England, J. Kevin
4837
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108494 Talladega 29 Apr 1980 R. D. Whetstone
9925
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011869 Escambia 07 Apr 1995 Cynthia L. Brittain
56
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0010955 Washington 03 May 2007 Kral, R.
9750
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108489 Randolph 11 May 1999 R. Kral
88352
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0014221 Bullock 10 May 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0675
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011863 Butler 08 Apr 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
17376
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108488 Randolph 11 May 1999 R. Kral
88347
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000011867 Dale 04 Apr 1997 Hannelore Rundell
57
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016080 Bibb 29 APR 1979 BECKETT, SCOTT W.
108
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UNA00068810 Monroe 26 Apr 2008 Brian R. Keener
4248
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056458 Tuscaloosa 18 May 1974 Fred K. Hoener
1241
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00050584 Dale 08 Apr 1997 John R. MacDonald
10256
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108495 Talladega 07 May 1994 J. M. Ballard
3893
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00064151 Fayette 17 Apr 1980 R. D. Whetstone
9473
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056454 Clay 30 Apr 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9073
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0014475 Marion 01 May 2009 England, J. Kevin
2030
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0038878 Covington 18 May 2010 Hansen C. J.
4715
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
TROY000011866 Dale 27 Apr 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15227
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108476 Etowah 23 Apr 1994 L. M. Hodge
1219
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016081 Butler 10 MAY 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3233
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000011862 Baldwin 10 May 2000 Robert Kral
89693a
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108473 DeKalb 11 May 1983 C. F. Nixon
127
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UWAL0043010 Baldwin 03 May 2000 Larsen, H.S.
524
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
JSU108477 Fayette 17 Apr 1980 R. D. Whetstone
9473
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108474 Elmore 10 May 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10087
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000024909 Covington 15 APR 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3685
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UWAL0038534 Mobile 22 May 1969 Scott, D.L.
0319
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108465 Clay 11 May 1994 J. M. Ballard
3927
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
UNA00017572 Etowah 29 Apr 1972 R. Kral
45938
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056457 Cherokee 11 May 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9146
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UWAL0015726 Winston 01 May 2009 England, J. Kevin
2038
UWAL
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016083 Clarke 5 MAY 1981 HENDERSON, T.
036
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
UNA00069740 Covington 15 Apr 2009 C. J. Hansen
3685
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
UNA00056515 Tuscaloosa 18 May 1975 Fred K. Hoener
1241
UNA
Danthonia sericea Nutt.
AUA000037996 Covington 09 Apr 2012 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
5431
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000026969 Randolph Early Summer 1985 C. F. Nixon
1314
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall var. sericea
TROY000011877 Russell 27 Apr 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16312
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108468 Cleburne 12 May 1983 Melanie G. Bussey
656
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000016087 Conecuh 11 MAY 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2483
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
TROY000011872 Geneva 14 Apr 2001 Robert Kral
90789
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108490 St. Clair 12 May 1983 C. F. Nixon
152
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000026968 Fayette 17 Apr 1980 R. David Whetstone
9473
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108399 Bibb 18 May 1984 R. D. Whetstone
13960
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
JSU108491 St. Clair 12 May 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13167
JSU
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
TROY000026892 Escambia 09 Apr 2009 Alvin R. Diamond
20566
TROY
Danthonia sericea Nuttall
AUA000024759 Escambia 19 MAY 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3960
AUA
DANTHONIA SERICEA NUTT.
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