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Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior

Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. hirsutior (Hack.) C. Mohr

Bushy Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon virginicus var. hirsutior


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
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Wet savannas, pine woodlands, adjacent ditches, other wet disturbed sites.

Additional resources

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


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

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