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Avenella flexuosa

Family:Poaceae
Species:Avenella flexuosa (L.) Drejer
Common Name:common hair grass
Habitat:Dry to dry-mesic forests, woodlands, and open habitat including barrens with thin often rocky or gravelly acidic soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Graminoid
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:Recent work supports the recognition of Avenella as distinct from Deschampsia (Chiapella 2007, Schneider et al. 2009).
Status:Native, S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank), CoC: 8
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

SupraordinalMonocots
Order Poales
FamilyPoaceae
Genus Avenella
Species Avenella flexuosa (L.) Drejer - common hair grass

Citation

Citation Avenella flexuosa (L.) Drejer
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Albany1992 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Bronx1988 BKL – BKL00069333
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1988 BKL – BKL00069332
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1994 BKL – BKL00069331
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Cayuga1918 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Avenella flexuosa
Werier (2017) voucher!; A.J. Eames & A. Gershoy 9206 3/6/2018 - David Werier
Cayuga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Chemung  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Clinton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Columbia  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Dutchess  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Dutchess1996 BKL – BKL00007133
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie  BKL – BKL00069323
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Essex  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Essex1921 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Essex1987 BKL – BKL00086317
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Essex1919 BKL – BKL00069361
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Essex1927 BKL – BKL00069358
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Essex1988 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Franklin1987 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Franklin  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Fulton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Genesee  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Greene1984 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Greene1931 BKL – BKL00069359
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Greene  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Herkimer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Jefferson1992 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Jefferson  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Lewis  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Nassau1980 OBPF – Log_num: 10939
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Nassau  BUPL
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Nassau1902 BKL – BKL00069339
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1905 BKL – BKL00069338
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Nassau1898 BKL – BKL00069354
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1920 BKL – BKL00069342
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1896 BKL – BKL00069328
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Niagara  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Oneida  BKL – BKL00069356
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oneida  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Onondaga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Ontario  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Orange  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Orange2010 BKL – BKL00098800
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1992 BKL – BKL00069329
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2007 BKL – BKL00086050
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1991 BKL
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069297
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069300
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2000 BKL – BKL00011432
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069301
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069296
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1991 BKL – BKL00069299
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Orange1976 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Orange1991 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069365
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2011 BKL – BKL00102463
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL – BKL00069298
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Putnam1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Putnam  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Queens  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Queens  BKL – BKL00069315
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1867 BKL – BKL00069347
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer2000 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Rensselaer1996 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Richmond  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Richmond1871 BKL – BKL00069330
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1910 BKL – BKL00069326
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond2003 BKL – BKL00024639
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Rockland  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Schoharie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
St. Lawrence1989 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
St. Lawrence1916 BKL – BKL00069327
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL – BKL00069345
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1919 BKL – BKL00069341
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00069350
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00069353
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1932 BKL – BKL00077182
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Suffolk1991 OBPF – Log_num: 6844
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Suffolk1884 BKL – BKL00069336
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2009 BKL – BKL00093995
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00069352
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1912 BKL – BKL00069346
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2001 BKL – BKL00020853
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00069343
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1920 BKL – BKL00069337
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1917 BKL – BKL00069351
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1942 BKL – BKL00069349
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1998 OBPF – Log_num: 7370
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Suffolk1994 BKL – BKL00084192
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1961 BKL – BKL00080672
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Suffolk1995 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Suffolk1992 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Sullivan  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Sullivan2008 BKL – BKL00090405
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tioga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Ulster1923 CONN
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Ulster2009 BKL – BKL00095441
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2010 BKL – BKL00098436
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL – BKL00095440
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster2009 BKL – BKL00095445
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Ulster  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Warren1973 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Washington  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Wayne1991 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Wayne1991 RCFS – accession # 10064
Herbarium Name Used: Deschampsia flexuosa
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Westchester  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   
Yates  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Avenella flexuosa
   

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Aira flexuosa Aira flexuosa L.   
Deschampsia flexuosa Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin.   
Deschampsia flexuosa var. montana Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin. var. montana (L.) Griseb.