Andropogon glomeratus, Bushy Bluestem

Andropogon glomeratus, Bushy Bluestem
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Botanic Name (s):    Andropogon glomeratus                                                                                            

Common Name(s):      Bushy Bluestem                                                

Size Notes: 2 to 5 tall. 
Leaf: Green or blue-green. Copper in winter. 
Autumn Foliage: yes
Size Class: 3-6 ft. 

Bloom Color: White , Brown 
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov 

Water Use: High 
Light Requirement: Sun 
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet 
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand; Moist, moderately disturbed, relatively sterile soils. Poor drainage all right, even preferred. Tolerates salinity. 
Conditions Comments: Full sun and moisture essential 

Use Ornamental: Good as a handsome bunchgrass for moist, low-lying areas, with year-round color 
Use Wildlife: Seeds eaten by granivorous birds and small mammals. Provides nesting material for birds. Provides good cover for small animals. Winter food for prairie chickens, field sparrows, juncos, and other song birds. 
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies 
Larval Host: Skippers, Satyrs 
Deer Resistant: High 

Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees 

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