Brachyelytrum erectum

Family:POACEAE
Species:Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
Common Name:Bearded Shorthusk; Long Awn Woodgrass; Common Shorthusk
Habitat:Mesic hardwood forests.
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

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Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Brachyelytrum
Species Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois - Bearded Shorthusk; Long Awn Woodgrass; Common Shorthusk

Citation

Citation BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (Schreber ex Sprengel) Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 155. 1812.
Basionym: Muhlenbergia erecta Schreber ex Sprengel 1807-1808.
Type: PENNSYLVANIA: Without data, Muhlenberg s.n. (holotype: M; isotype: PH).

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Agrostis erecta Agrostis erecta (Schreber ex Sprengel) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 264. 1824. ("1825").Muhlenbergia erecta Schreber ex Sprengel 1807-1808. 
Brachyelytrum aristatum var. engelmannii Brachyelytrum aristatum (Persoon) Roemer & Schultes, var. engelmannii A. Gray, Manual, ed. 5. 614. 1867. MISSOURI: St. Louis Co.: St. Louis, s.d., Engelmann s.n. (lectotype: GH). Lectotypified by Babel, Rhodora 45: 261. 1943.
Brachyelytrum aristosum var. glabratum Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michaux) Trelease, var. glabratum Vasey, in Millspaugh, Bull. W. Virginia Agric. Exp. Sta. 24: 469. 1892. WEST VIRGINIA: Fayette Co.: Fayette near Nuttallburg, s.d., Nuttall s.n. (holotype: F).
Brachyelytrum erectum var. glabratum Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber ex Sprengel) Palisot de Beauvois, var. glabratum (Vasey) Koyama & Kawano, Canad. J. Bot. 42: 866. 1964.Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michaux) Trelease, var. glabratum Vasey 1892. 
Brachyelytrum erectum var. septentrionale Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber ex Sprengel) Palisot de Beauvois, var. septentrionale Babel, Rhodora 45: 260. 1943. NEW HAMPSHIRE: Strafford Co.: Durham, near Horticultural Farm, 19 Jun 1942, Babel 46 (holotype: WIS; isotypes: F, GH).
Brachyelytrum aristatum Brachyelytrum aristatum (Persoon) Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 2: 413. 1817, nom. illegit.Muhlenbergia aristata Persoon 1805, nom. illegit.; Dilepyrum aristosum Michaux 1803.  
Brachyelytrum aristosum Brachyelytrum aristosum (Michaux) Trelease ex Branner & Coville, Rep. (Annual) Geol. Surv. Arkansas 1888(4): 235. 1891.Dilepyrum aristosum Michaux 1803. 
Brachyelytrum septentrionale Brachyelytrum septentrionale (Babel) G. C. Tucker, J. Arnold Arbor. 69: 253. 1988.Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber ex Sprengel) Palisot de Beauvois, var. septentionale Babel 1943. 
Dilepyrum aristosum Dilepyrum aristosum Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 40. 1803. "Georgiae et Carolinae",
Dilepyrum erectum Dilepyrum erectum (Schreber ex Sprengel) Farwell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 8: 33. 1922.Muhlenbergia erecta Schreber ex Sprengel 1807-1808. 
Muhlenbergia aristata Muhlenbergia aristata Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 73. 1805, nom. illegit.Dilepyrum aristosum Michaux 1803. 
Muhlenbergia erecta Muhlenbergia erecta Schreber ex Sprengel, Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Petersbourg Hist. Acad. 2: 287. 1807-1808. PENNSYLVANIA: Without data, Muhlenberg s.n. (holotype: M; isotype: PH).
Muhlenbergia brachyelytrum Muhlenbergia brachyelytrum Trinius, Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl. 188. 1824, nom. illegit.Muhlenbergia erecta Schreber ex Sprengel 1807-1808. 

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, Bibb, Butler, Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, DeKalb, Etowah, Hale, Jackson, Lawrence, Lowndes, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Pike, 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: 1882 - 2002

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
JSU106628 Morgan 05 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3365
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015419 Colbert 30 JUL 1981 HENDERSON, T.
315B
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
TROY000040266 Winston 20 Jul 2002 Brian R. Keener
2291
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UNA00003899 Lowndes 06 Sep 1982 S. C. Gunn
1141
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
UWAL0030207 Hale 23 Aug 2015 Keener, Brian R.
9180
UWAL
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
UNA00057664 Bibb 24 Jun 1998 James R. Allison
11014
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
JSU106631 Tuscaloosa 12 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4618
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU145283 Cleburne 31 Jul 1992 F. Hutchinson
658
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UWAL0034563 Marion 12 Jul 1995 Kral, R.
85171
UWAL
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb.) P.Beauv.
TROY000046031 Butler 07 Nov 2010 Alvin R. Diamond
1697
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UNA00003892 Madison 10 Jul 1980 Russell A. Meigs
996
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv. var. septentrionale Babel
JSU106617 Clay 12 Jul 1993 J. M. Ballard
2939
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UNA00024050 Lawrence 26 Jun 1989 Dennis Harding
s.n.
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
JSU106620 Colbert 06 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4437
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015418 Choctaw 6 JUN 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
989
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
TROY000037636 Butler 20 May 2013 Alvin R. Diamond
23948
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106618 Cleburne 23 Jul 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10176
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015420 Jackson 15 JUL 1981 STANLEY, F. M.
601
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
JSU106629 Morgan 05 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3401
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106626 Marshall 24 Jun 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2103
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106622 Etowah 01 Jun 1996 L. Hodge-Spaulding
4484
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106619 Colbert 06 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4437
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU136340 Jackson 27 Aug 2009 T. Wayne Barger
HC-479
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106624 Madison 16 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6510
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015422 Pike 28 JUN 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5122
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
JSU106627 Morgan 05 Aug 1974 R. D. Whetstone
3365
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015424 Lawrence 20 JUL 1968 KRAL, ROBERT
31696
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
JSU106625 Marshall 24 Jul 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2413
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106623 Jackson 15 Jul 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1023
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UWAL0038057 Winston 07 Jun 2017 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14793
UWAL
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
UWAL0011962 Winston 20 Jul 2002 Keener, Brian R.
2291
UWAL
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
JSU106630 Tuscaloosa 12 Jun 1975 R. D. Whetstone
4618
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
TROY000044259 Hale 23 Aug 2015 Brian R. Keener
9180
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
TROY000011697 Choctaw 02 Jul 1980 Robert Kral
65581
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UNA00063416 Etowah 03 Jul 2002 R. Kral
92816
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
TROY000026437 Jackson 14 Aug 1981 Robert Kral
67617
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
UNA00003827 Tuscaloosa 03 Jun 1882 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
JSU106621 DeKalb 09 Jun 1976 R. D. Whetstone
8583
JSU
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beauvois
AUA000015423 Cleburne 15 JUL 1967 CUNNINGHAM, HUGH B.
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
UWAL0013876 Butler 25 Apr 2013 Diamond, Alvin R.
23953
UWAL
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beavois
AUA000015421 Lowndes 6 SEP 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
1141
AUA
BRACHYELYTRUM ERECTUM (SCHREB. EX SPRENG.) P. BEAUV.
TROY000045364 Autauga 08 Jun 2017 Matthew Parker
904
TROY
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreber) Beavois
UNA00003887 Bibb 02 Jun 1883 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Brachyelytrum erectum (Schreb. ex Spreng.) Beauv.
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