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Andropogon glomeratus

bushy bluestem

This grass forms tall, silvery clumps that yield bushy cream-colored flowers in late summer. With flower clumps persisting well into winter, use this plant for ornamental interest in any moist spot. Hosts the common wood-nymph and others.

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Height: 24-48 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 5-9


Bloom Color: Non-Flowering

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Wet
Average
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Fall Bloom
Fall Foliage
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Songbirds
Host Plant
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Compaction Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust