Gymnopogon ambiguus

Family:POACEAE
Species:Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
Common Name:Bearded Skeleton Grass
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Category:Vascular
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Status:Native
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Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPOACEAE - Grass family
Genus Gymnopogon
Species Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg - Bearded Skeleton Grass

Citation

Citation GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (Michaux) Britton et al., Prelim. Cat. 69. 1888.
Basionym: Andropogon ambiguus Michaux 1803.
Type: "Carolina", without data, Michaux s.n. (holotype: P-M; isotype: P).

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Andropogon ambiguus Andropogon ambiguus Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 58. 1803. "Carolina", without data, Michaux s.n. (holotype: P-M; isotype: P).
Anthopogon lepturoides Anthopogon lepturoides Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 82. 1818, nom. illegit.Andropogon ambiguus Michaux 1803. 
Gymnopogon scoparius Gymnopogon scoparius Trinius, Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl. 237. 1824.Andropogon ambiguus Michaux 1803. 
Gymnopogon distichophyllus Gymnopogon distichophyllus Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 218. 1854. TEXAS
Gymnopogon racemosus Gymnopogon racemosus Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 41, 164. 1812, nom. illegit.Andropogon ambiguus Michaux 1803. 

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: Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Escambia, Geneva, Jackson, Lee, Marshall, Mobile, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 1992

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWFP000016187acc Covington 26 Oct 1999 James R. Burkhalter
16887
UWFP
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
JSU101982 Marshall 19 Oct 1994 D. D. Spaulding
6802
JSU
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017545 Escambia 6 SEP 1981 HENDERSON, T.
560
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017550 Lee 4 AUG 1957 ARNER, DALE H.
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
UWAL0042492 Bullock 28 Aug 2017 Horne, Howard E.
4178
UWAL
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenburg
AUA000017544 Dale 15 SEP 1991 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7714
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
64167AUA_ACC Randolph 11 OCT 1985 NIXON, C. F.
2031
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017553 St. Clair 17 OCT 1969 KRAL, ROBERT
37938
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017540 Bibb 10 OCT 1979 BECKETT, SCOTT W.
348
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
TROY000026797 Butler 21 Sep 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20073
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
UNA00004208 Mobile _ Aug _ Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) B.S.P.
AUA000017541 Bullock 18 SEP 2003 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
14167
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017547 Geneva 6 OCT 1968 KRAL, ROBERT
33801
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
TROY000012242 Conecuh 11 Oct 1998 Alvin R. Diamond
11425
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000012244 Dale 14 Sep 2000 Tiffany Pennington
973
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000012247 Pike 21 Aug 2000 James A. Hall
146
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000036186 Bullock 14 Sep 2012 Bailee Dykes
1237
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
UNA00004299 Jackson 27 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40702
UNA
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) B.S.P.
TROY000012239 Bullock 18 Sep 2003 Alvin R. Diamond
14167
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000033483 Barbour 17 Sep 2011 Derek Morrison
87
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017538 Bibb 1 OCT 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1915
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017546 Geneva 21 SEP 1990 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
7130
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
TROY000012245 Dale 02 Oct 1997 Hannelore Rundell
418
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
UNA00056788 Bibb 27 Sep 1992 James R. Allison
7242
UNA
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) B.S.P.
TROY000012243 Crenshaw 18 Oct 1998 Alvin R. Diamond
11479
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000012246 Dale 15 Sep 2000 Michael Woods
8229
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
UWFP000013250acc Mobile 18 Oct 1993 James R. Burkhalter
13939
UWFP
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
JSU101983 Shelby 12 Oct 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9440
JSU
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
UNA00004886 Dale 25 Sep 1982 R. Kral
69705
UNA
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michx.) B.S.P.
TROY000012240 Butler 21 Oct 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18553
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017543 Conecuh 11 OCT 1998 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
11425
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
JSU140403 Escambia 30 Nov 1948 J. J. Brasington
12
JSU
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017551 Pike 20 NOV 1993 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8989
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
TROY000027309 Colbert 06 Nov 1981 Robert Kral
66555
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000012238 Bullock 24 Oct 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12804
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000012241 Coffee 17 Sep 1988 Alvin R. Diamond
5491
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
TROY000026798 Escambia 20 Nov 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20458
TROY
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017542 Coffee 17 SEP 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5491
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
UWAL0011583 Bullock 14 Sep 2012 Dykes, Bailee
1237
UWAL
Gymnopogon ambiguus (Michaux) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
AUA000017548 Jackson 27 AUG 1970 KRAL, ROBERT
40702
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
AUA000017539 Bibb 10 OCT 1979 BECKETT, SCOTT W.
348
AUA
GYMNOPOGON AMBIGUUS (MICHX.) B.S.P.
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