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Andropogon virginicus var. decipiens

Andropogon virginicus L. var. decipiens C.S. Campbell

Broomsedge bluestem

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ANVID

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. The anthers on this plant are yellow or purple.

Distribution

USA: FL , NC , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Dry or moist, peaty longleaf pine barrens, mesic flatwoods, coastal grasslands.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Andropogon virginicus var. decipiens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Andropogon virginicus var. decipiens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Andropogon virginicus var. decipiens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-09-02
Research By: DEW

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