Broomsedge Bluestem Andropogon virginicus Linnaeus var. virginicus    Synonyms: Andropogon tetrastachyus.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Andropogon   

Status:

Broomsedge Bluestem is common and widespread. The variety virginicus is present in Maryland (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Possible host plant for Twin-spot Skipper.

There are 95 records in the project database.

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Broomsedge Bluestem in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/30/2013). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/11/2011). Determined by M.T. Strong, US National Herbarium. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/18/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Garrett Co., Maryland (2/25/2015). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

A comparison photo of Broomsedge Bluestem (left) and Splitbeard Broomsedge (right) in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/18/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/27/2015). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/17/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/29/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Broomsedge Bluestem in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/18/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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