Bushy Bluestem Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenburg    Synonyms: Andropogon virginicus var. abbreviatus, Andropogon virginicus var. glaucopsis.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Andropogon   

Status:

The variety glomeratus can be locally common on the coastal plain. The varieties glaucopsis (purple bluestem) and hirsutior are also present in Maryland (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Possible host plant for Twin-spot Skipper.

There are 197 records in the project database.

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Bushy Bluestem in Kent Co., Maryland (10/1/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem on Assateague Island, Maryland (1/19/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/8/2013). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem growing in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/27/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/5/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/24/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/20/2021). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/25/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/8/2013). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bushy Bluestem on a snowy day in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/8/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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