OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Andropogon hirsutior   FAMILY Poaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-87-007?:
Andropogon virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Andropogon glomeratus

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Andropogon virginicus var. hirsutior

 

COMMON NAME:
Savanna Bushy Bluestem, Hairy Bluestem


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image of Andropogon hirsutior, Savanna Bushy Bluestem, Hairy Bluestem

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_andropogon_hirsutior2

September    Moore County    NC

Inflorescences (linear to) oblong; mature peduncles (2) 3-5 (8)mm long, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Andropogon hirsutior   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-87-007?:
Andropogon virginicus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Andropogon glomeratus

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Andropogon virginicus var. hirsutior

 

Find by scientific name:

3452

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet savannas, pine flatwoods, adjacent ditches, other wet disturbed sites, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain purplish/Yellowish
Grain

 

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