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Andropogon gyrans var. gyrans

Andropogon gyrans Ashe var. gyrans

Elliott's Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon campyloracheus, Andropogon elliottii, Andropogon elliottii var. gracilior, Andropogon elliottii var. projectus, Andropogon subtenuis

USDA Symbol: ANGYG

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Dry sandy roadsides, embankments, fields, and pine or oak woodlands.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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