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Schizachyrium scoparium

Schizachyrium scoparium

Schizachyrium scoparium
(Andropogon scoparius)

little bluestem

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-4'
Flowers: Aug.-Oct.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

open woods, pinelands and dry clearings

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE PA

Wildlife

*

Notes

tolerates poor soil; clump grass; winter interest and wildlife cover; excellent forage grass



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1323.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004