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Andropogon gyrans

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Height: 2'-3'

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, colonizing, drought tolerant, naturalizing, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Andropogon gyrans (Elliott's bluestem)
  • Andropogon gyrans (Elliott's bluestem)

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Description

Andropogon gyrans

Also known as:

Elliott's bluestem

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Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Andropogon bluestem
Species Andropogon gyrans Elliott's bluestem