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Andropogon virginicus

Broomsedge

Description:

This grass is clumping with erect green leaves which turn a golden shade during the fall and winter. Leaves are found all along the stems and the top most leaves enclose the flowers. This plant is found in uplands and wetlands in sandy loam soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Broomsedge Bluestem, Yellowsedge Bluestem
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late August to late October
Fruit Timing:Late August to late October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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