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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Overlaps the genus Andropogon.

Usage examples (13)
  • The next fan over is planted with sprigs of little bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium gathered around the yard that grows wild here.
  • The most threatened community type is the Schizachyrium-Andropogon-Sorghastrum association typical of the mollisol prairie of the white rock cuesta.
  • Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) are frequently dominants on Blackland Prairie alfisols and vertisols.
  • Another native grass that isn't very familiar to gardeners is little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), a blue foliaged plant with beautiful fall color. for more
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