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Andropogon virginicus

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: average, poor, loam, sand

Height: 2'-5'

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, clumping, colonizing, drought tolerant, fall interest, naturalizing, rock garden plant

Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge bluestem)
  • Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge bluestem)
  • Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge bluestem)
  • Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge bluestem)
  • Andropogon virginicus (broomsedge bluestem)

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Description

Andropogon virginicus

Also known as:

broomsedge bluestem

,

broom sedge

,

popotillo

,

whiskey grass

,

yellow bluestem

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, 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 virginicus broomsedge bluestem