Danthonia spicata

Family:POACEAE
Species:Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
Common Name:Poverty Oatgrass
Habitat:Open sites with thin, gravely soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, G5 (Global Rank)
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 spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes - Poverty Oatgrass

Citation

Citation DANTHONIA SPICATA (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 2: 690. 1817.
Basionym: Avena spicata Linnaeus 1753.
Type: PENNSYLVANIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 95.24). Lectotypified by Hitchcock, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 123. 1908.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Avena glumosa Avena glumosa Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 72. 1803, nom. illegit.Avena spicata Linnaeus 1753. 
Avena spicata Avena spicata Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 80. 1753. PENNSYLVANIA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 95.24). Lectotypified by Hitchcock, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 123. 1908.
Danthonia glumosa Danthonia glumosa Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 92, 153, 160. 1812, nom. illegit.Avena glumosa Michaux 1803, nom. illegit.; Avena spicata Linnaeus 1753. 
Danthonia pinetorum Danthonia pinetorum (Piper) Piper, in Piper & Beattie, Fl. N.W. Coast 46. 1915.Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. pinetorum Piper 1899. 
Danthonia spicata var. longipila Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. longipila Lamson-Scribner & Merrill, U.S.D.A. Div. Agrost. Circ. 30: 7. 1901. ARKANSAS: Benton Co.: Without data, Plank 38 (holotype: ?; isotype: US).
Danthonia spicata var. pinetorum Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. pinetorum Piper, Erythea 7: 103. 1899. WASHINGTON: Mason Co.: Without locality, 13 Jul 1890, Piper 943 (lectotype: US). Lectotypified by Darbyshire & Pavlick, Phytologia 82: 74. 1997.
Danthonia spicata var. typica Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. typica Fernald, Rhodora 45: 242. 1943, nom. inadmiss.Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes 1817; Avena spicata Linnaeus 1753. 
Danthonia spicata var. villosa Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. villosa Peck, Rep. (Annual) New York State Mus. 47: 168. 1894. NEW YORK
Danthonia thermale Danthonia thermale Lamson-Scribner, U.S.D.A. Div. Agrost. Circ. 30: 5. 1901. WYOMING: Yellowstone National Park, dry slopes about the geyser formation, Norris, 25 Jul 1899, Nelson & Nelson 6140 (holotype: US; isotype: NY).
Merathrepta thermale Merathrepta thermale (Lamson-Scribner) A. Heller, Muhlenbergia 5: 120. 1909.Danthonia thermale Lamson-Scribner 1901. 
Merathrepta thermale var. pinetorum Merathrepta thermale (Lamson-Scribner) A. Heller, var. pinetorum (Piper) A. Heller ex Fedde & Schuster, Just's Bot. Jahresber. 37: 128. 1911.Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. pinetorum Piper 1899. 
Merathrepta pinetorum Merathrepta pinetorum (Piper) Piper, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 11: 122. 1906.Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. pinetorum Piper 1899. 
Pentameris spicata Pentameris spicata (Linnaeus) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbride, Bot. Gaz. 56: 470. 1913.Avena spicata Linnaeus 1753. 
Pentameris thermale Pentameris thermale (Lamson-Scribner) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbride, Bot. Gaz. 56: 470. 1913.Danthonia thermale Lamson-Scribner 1901. 
Danthonia spicata var. longipila Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes, var. longipila Lamson-Scribner & Merrill, U.S.D.A. Div. Agrost. Circ. 30: 7. 1901. ARKANSAS: Benton Co.: Without data, Plank 38 (holotype: ?; isotype: US).

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: Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Colbert, Coosa, Cullman, Dallas, DeKalb, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Randolph, St. Clair, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, 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: 1893 - 2007

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU108515 Randolph 15 May 1983 C. F. Nixon
228
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00069032 Cherokee 22 May 2007 T. Wayne Barger
IM-376
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108506 Jackson 04 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4260
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056500 Coosa 30 Apr 1980 John H. Wiersema
1622
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108499 Colbert 26 May 1972 R. Kral
46676
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108507 Jackson 26 May 1999 Kristin Brodeur
1834
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UWAL0002393 DeKalb 18 May 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12900
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UNA00017098 Jackson 05 Jul 1980 Robert R. Haynes
8008
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108502 Fayette 12 May 1979 R. D. Whetstone
9744
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108511 Limestone 29 May 1997 T. L. Hofmann
522
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000046702 Marengo 13 May 2013 J. Kevin England
4241
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000026976 Fayette 12 May 1979 R. David Whetstone
9735
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
AUA000016105 Randolph JUN 1986 NIXON, C. F.
2454
AUA
DANTHONIA SPICATA (L.) P. BEAUV. EX ROEM. & SCHULT.
JSU108517 St. Clair 14 Jun 1997 J. M. Ballard
7217
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108516 Randolph 15 May 1984 C. F. Nixon
692
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000026975 Chilton 03 May 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15256
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108508 Jackson 04 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4260
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056501 Morgan 10 May 1980 John H. Wiersema
1855
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
AUA000016103 Lee 15 JUN 1959 BANKS, DONALD J.
AUA
DANTHONIA SPICATA (L.) P. BEAUV. EX ROEM. & SCHULT.
JSU108500 Cullman 20 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4769
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UWAL0002395 Calhoun 18 May 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12903
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UNA00056538 Tuscaloosa 09 May 1933 Roland M. Harper
3056
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108518 Winston 02 Jun 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3063A
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000038720 Marengo 01 May 2012 J. Kevin England
3423
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056533 Dallas 22 May 1893 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UWAL0032711 Franklin 16 May 2016 England, J. Kevin
6354
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU144052 Calhoun 31 May 1993 F. Hutchinson
1629
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000037821 Fayette 09 May 2010 Steve Younghance
303
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000028445 Colbert 18 May 2004 Robert Kral
95187
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108510 Jefferson 28 May 1984 J. P. Barber
620
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00064218 Colbert 26 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17934
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108503 Fayette 12 May 1979 R. D. Whetstone
9735
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056498 Jackson 08 May 1980 John H. Wiersema
1792
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UWAL0010332 Marengo 01 May 2012 England, J. Kevin
3423
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108498 Colbert 26 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17962
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108513 Marshall 24 May 1992 D. D. Spaulding
1859
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108497 Clay 11 May 1994 J. M. Ballard
4002
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UWAL0030387 Bibb 23 May 1993 Kral, R.
82308
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex R&S
UNA00027265 Cullman 13 May 1939 Roland M. Harper
3725
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
TROY000042151 Calhoun 18 May 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
12903
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056459 Greene 25 May 1972 Bill Becker
12
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UWAL0013750 Coosa 20 May 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
24082
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beavois ex Roemer & Shultes
JSU145999 Calhoun 31 May 1993 F. Hutchinson
1576
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000026977 Tallapoosa 30 Apr 2004 Robert Kral
95082
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
TROY000037638 Coosa 20 May 2013 Alvin R. Diamond
24082
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108509 Jefferson 28 May 1984 J. P. Barber
623
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00064150 Fayette 12 May 1979 R. D. Whetstone
9735
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UWAL0017517 Marengo 13 May 2013 England, J. Kevin
4241
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108496 Cherokee 06 May 1980 R. D. Whetstone
9960
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056502 Marion 05 May 1980 John H. Wiersema
1695
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
AUA000016104 Marion 7 JUN 1960 BANKS, DONALD J.
238
AUA
DANTHONIA SPICATA (L.) P. BEAUV. EX ROEM. & SCHULT.
JSU108501 Cullman 20 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4769
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108512 Marshall 10 May 1997 D. D. Spaulding
1557
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UWAL0013786 Fayette 09 May 2010 Younghance, Steve
0303
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056510 Madison 23 May 1980 Russell A. Meigs
610
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108505 Jackson 04 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4260
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UNA00056499 Randolph 29 Apr 1980 John H. Wiersema
1580
UNA
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
UWAL0032713 Colbert 19 May 2016 England, J. Kevin
6383
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
JSU108514 Randolph 11 May 1999 R. Kral
88346
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
JSU108504 Jackson 18 May 1999 Kristin Brodeur
1820
JSU
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
UWAL0018173 DeKalb 17 May 1985 Kral, R.
72538
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv ex R&S
UWAL0034147 DeKalb 06 May 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14242
UWAL
Danthonia spicata (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
TROY000046345 Lowndes 08 Apr 2018 Alvin R. Diamond
28168
TROY
Danthonia spicata (Linnaeus) Beauvois ex Roemer & Schultes
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