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Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus

Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. pumilus Vasey ex L.H. Dewey

Bushy Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon tenuispatheus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall in rich moist soil. Much shorter in poor soil.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , NM , NV , OK , SC , TX , UT , VA
Native Habitat: Moist or wet disturbed.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (

Additional resources

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


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

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