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Taxon: Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton et al.

Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 3219
Place of publication: Prelim. cat. 67. 1888
Name verified on: 25-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Feb-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • bushy beard grass   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • bushy bluestem   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • chalky bluestem   (Source: Proc E Nat Grass Sym ) – English
  • chalky bluestem   (Source: Proc E Nat Grass Sym ) – English   [Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis]

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide J Environ Hort 16:9-10. 1998)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York [s.e.], Ohio [s.], Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California [s.], Nevada [s.], Utah [s.]
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cuba; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Campbell, C. S. 1983. Systematics of the Andropogon virginicus complex (Gramineae). J. Arnold Arbor. 64:235.
  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139–247.
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003–. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  • Ritchie, J. C. et al., eds. 2000. Proceedings of the Second Eastern Native Grass Symposium, November 17-19, 1999. Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Wolfe III, J. & J. M. Zajicek. 1998. Are ornamental grasses acceptable alternatives for low maintenance landscapes? J. Environm. Hort. 16:8–11.
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Synonyms:


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Images:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?3219 (17 April 2014)

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