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Andropogon mohrii

Andropogon mohrii (Hack.) Hack. ex Vasey

Mohr's Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Anatherum virginicum subvar. mohrii, Andropogon liebmannii, Andropogon liebmannii var. pungensis

USDA Symbol: ANMO3

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 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , VA
Native Habitat: Moist bogs, swamps, savannahs and flatwoods of the coastal plain.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


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

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