Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Vitman  Synonyms: Andropogon furcatus,  Andropogon provincialis,  Turkey-foot,  Turkeyfoot.

Status:

Big Bluestem is widely planted in warm season grass mixes and considered uncommon throughout Maryland (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Big Bluestem is a host plant for Dusted Skipper, Delaware Skipper, and Cobweb Skipper.

There are 52 records in the project database.

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Big Bluestem in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/11/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/2/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2017). Determined by Wayne Longbottom. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/20/2013). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem in Washington Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). Identified by Liz McDowell. Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/11/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Big Bluestem in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


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