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Plant Name:

Bushy Bluestem

Scientific Name:

Andropogon glomeratus


Bushy Bluestem is a native perennial grass known for its tall, clumping growth habit and fluffy, bushy seedheads. It has blue-green leaves and provides visual interest throughout the seasons.


Wetlands, prairies, open areas, streambanks


Bushy Bluestem provides habitat and food for a variety of wildlife species, including birds, butterflies, and small mammals. Its dense growth provides cover and nesting sites for birds, while the seeds and foliage serve as a food source for wildlife.

Growing Conditions:

Bushy Bluestem thrives in moist to wet soils and can tolerate periods of flooding. It prefers full sun to partial shade.


Bushy Bluestem is often used for erosion control, habitat restoration, and in native landscaping. Its dense growth and attractive seedheads make it a valuable ornamental grass.

(please exercise caution and consult additional sources or experts before consuming any vegetation):


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Fun Facts:

Bushy Bluestem is also known as "Glabrous Bluestem" or "Broomsedge Bluestem".

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