Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii   Big Bluestem
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Botanic Name (s):    Andropogon gerardii                                                                                             

Common Name(s):      Big Bluestem                                                

Mature height :2-6.5'

Mature spread:2-3ft

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :   June-Sept                                               

Fall Color:Blue / Reddish purple

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist      Wet

Soil Ph:6-7.5

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:      Dry to wet open woods, praries, swales, shores, dry open areas               

Notes:       Clumping form, attractive winter ineterest                             

Erosion Control      Four Season Interest       

Average Wildlife Value:  Songbirds      Small Mammals                                                        

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands       

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions     

Native Grass

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