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broom sedge
Andropogon virginicus
Andropogon virginicus
broom sedge Grass Family
Andropogon virginicus Poaceae
common names
  broom sedge
  broomsedge bluestem
accepted scientific name
  Andropogon virginicus L.
rules for finding collection records
  Andropogon virginicus (117)
  Andropogon capillipes (0)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed last week of June thru 1st week of April
Native to USA. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Andropogon virginicus   L.   (TSN: 40456, Index: 721)

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