Deschampsia cespitosa

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
SpeciesDeschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.
Common NameTufted hair grass
Growth HabitGrass
Plant Notes**
C value 10
StatusNative, Rare-State, FACW (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aira alpicola Aira alpicola (Rydb.) Rydb.  
Aira aristulata Aira aristulata Torr.  
Aira caespitosa Aira caespitosa L.  
Aira cespitosa Aira cespitosa L. [orthographic variant]  
Aira latifolia Aira latifolia  
Avena caespitosa Avena caespitosa (L.) Kuntze  
Deschampsia ambigua Deschampsia ambigua P. Beauv. ex B.D. Jacks.  
Deschampsia andina Deschampsia andina Phil.  
Deschampsia biebersteiniana Deschampsia biebersteiniana Schult.  
Deschampsia bottnica Deschampsia bottnica Trin.  
Deschampsia caespitosa Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) Beauv.  
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. caespitosa Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. caespitosa  
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. genuina Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. genuina (Reichenb.) Volk.  
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. glauca Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. glauca (Hartman) Hartman  
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. orientalis Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. orientalis Hultén  
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. parviflora Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. parviflora (Thuill.) Dumort.  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. abbei Deschampsia caespitosa var. abbei Boivin  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. alpicola Deschampsia caespitosa var. alpicola (Rydb.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. arctica Deschampsia caespitosa var. arctica Vasey  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. glauca Deschampsia caespitosa var. glauca (Hartman) Lindm. f., non Regel  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. intercotidalis Deschampsia caespitosa var. intercotidalis Boivin  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. littoralis Deschampsia caespitosa var. littoralis (Gaudin) Richter  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. longiflora Deschampsia caespitosa var. longiflora Beal  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. maritima Deschampsia caespitosa var. maritima Vasey  
Deschampsia caespitosa var. parviflora Deschampsia caespitosa var. parviflora (Thuill.) Coss. & Germ.  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. bottnica Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. bottnica (Wahl.) Tzvelev  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. genuina Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. genuina (Reichenb.) Volk. [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. glauca Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. glauca (Hartman) Hartman [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. obensis Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. obensis (Roshev.) Tzvelev  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. paramushirensis Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. paramushirensis (Honda) Tzvelev [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. parviflora Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. parviflora (Thuill.) Jarmolenko & Soo [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. abbei Deschampsia cespitosa var. abbei Boivin [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. alpicola Deschampsia cespitosa var. alpicola (Rydb.) A.& D. Love & Kapoor [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. bottnica Deschampsia cespitosa var. bottnica  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. confinis Deschampsia cespitosa var. confinis  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. glauca Deschampsia cespitosa var. glauca (Hartman) Lindm. f., non Regel [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. intercotidalis Deschampsia cespitosa var. intercotidalis Boivin [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. littoralis Deschampsia cespitosa var. littoralis (Gaudin) Richter [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. longiflora Deschampsia cespitosa var. longiflora Beal [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. maritima Deschampsia cespitosa var. maritima Vasey [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. pallida Deschampsia cespitosa var. pallida  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. parviflora Deschampsia cespitosa var. parviflora (Thuill.) Coss. & Germ. [orthographic variant]  
Deschampsia cespitosa var. strictior Deschampsia cespitosa var. strictior Kurtz  
Deschampsia confinis Deschampsia confinis (Vasey ex Beal) Rydb.  
Deschampsia glauca Deschampsia glauca Hartman  
Deschampsia obensis Deschampsia obensis Roshev.  
Deschampsia paramushirensis Deschampsia paramushirensis Honda  
Deschampsia pumila Deschampsia pumila (Ledeb.) Ostenf.  
Deschampsia pungens Deschampsia pungens  

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 an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: LaGrange, LaPorte, Madison, St. Joseph, Steuben

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1934 - 1992

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
20768 St. Joseph 23 May 1934 Charles C. Deam
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
20763 LaPorte 16 Jun 1934 Charles C. Deam
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
154224 Steuben 21 Jun 1972 Helen Starcs
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
76485 St. Joseph 13 Jun 1946 J. E. Potzger
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
76484 St. Joseph 13 Jun 1946 J. E. Potzger
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
40843 St. Joseph 17 Jun 1937 J. E. Potzger
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
38043 LaPorte 19 Jun 1937 J. E. Potzger
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
154223 Madison 30 Jun 1992 P. E. Rothrock
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) Beauv.
156635 LaGrange 9/3/1979 Lee A. Casebere
Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.
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