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Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius

Andropogon ternarius Michx. var. ternarius

Split Bluestem, Splitbeard Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon ternarius var. glaucescens


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: Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Dry sandy woods, fields, openings, and roadsides.

Additional resources

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


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

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