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Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus

Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. glomeratus

Bushy Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon virginicus var. abbreviatus, Andropogon virginicus var. corymbosus, Cinna glomerata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IL , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Bogs, swamps, savannahs, flatwoods, and ditches.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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