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Andropogon longiberbis

Andropogon longiberbis Hack.

Hairy Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)


USDA Symbol: ANLO2

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 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: FL , GA , MS , NC , SC
Native Habitat: Sandy or rocky roadsides, dunes, sandhills, pinelands, and fields.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


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

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