bluestem grass


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bluestem grass

[′blü‚stem ¦gras]
(botany)
The common name for several species of tall, perennial grasses in the genus Andropogon of the order Cyperales.
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Based on seasonal availability, plants could include: Wild Geranium, Large Beard-tongue, Foxglove Beardtongue, Fall Phlox, Sweet William, Creeping Phlox, Turk's Cap Lily, Swamp Milkweed (to host Monarch butterflies), New England aster, Switchgrass, Big Bluestem grass, Black-eyed Susan, Jewelweed, Woolly Ragwort, Blue Waxweed, Purple Tridens grass, spearmint, peppermint, oregano, and sage.
So, for instance, a plot planted with goldenrod and the closely related black-eyed susan wasn't as productive as a plot with goldenrod and the more distantly related bluestem grass.
The later instars live within the base of the bluestem grass clumps.
Beyond the old farmhouse, bluestem grass, wild coneflowers, and 500 other plant species stretch for as far as the eye can see.
Far behind me, a doe picked through a swath of big bluestem grass, heading my way.
After the war, he bought Texas longhorn cattle for $1 a head, fattened them on native bluestem grass, then drove them north to sell at a Kansas railhead for $40 a head.
At Fort Supply, Adiku and colleagues recalibrated and enhanced the model to simulate the effects of soil compaction on native sand bluestem grass.
Its fire paled with the sun's explosion over bluestem grass on prairie north of Buffalo Gap, exactly when a caisson rolled her casket through the trees of Virginia.
The glass mosaic will depict the Iowa prairie with a field of wildflowers, including Coneflowers, Black-Eyed Susans, Daisies and Clover amidst bluestem grass.
and Helen Kleberg Foundation, and The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has determined that summer fires can control invasive, non-native, King Ranch bluestem grass without eradicating native vegetation.
Scientists regard some 8,000 acres here a "functioning ecosystem" -- healthy prairie and wetlands that support sandhill cranes, big bluestem grass, western prairie fringed orchids and Dakota skipper butterflies.
We found the deer about 100 yards from where I shot him in some tall bluestem grass.