bluestem grass

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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When asked about their thoughts after seeing the exhibits, 68.5% of those who engaged with the Underground Theater exhibit gave responses within the narrow zone of tolerance with answers like "the burrowing owl lives underground;" "how cool it was that the animals use each other's tunnels;" or "Bluestem grass needs water, so their roots go really deep to get it." Answers that did not fall within this narrow zone of tolerance were, for instance, "caves make amazing surround-sound acoustics," or "it was dark." Of the 42 respondents that visited the Tornado Exhibit, when asked what they got out of the exhibit, only 12 (25.5%) had responses that landed within the narrow zone of tolerance.
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.
field, bluestem grass waving a secret fortress around bare skin.
At Fort Supply, Adiku and colleagues recalibrated and enhanced the model to simulate the effects of soil compaction on native sand bluestem grass. Soil compaction increases as the number of cattle per acre goes up.
LITTLE BLUESTEM GRASS: attractive clump-former with light green to blue foliage that turns golden to reddish brown in fall.
The negative electivity indices for seeds and/or foliage of Johnsongrass (-0.93), King Ranch bluestem grass (-0.96), prickly pear (-0.59), oneseed croton (-0.91), prairie bluet (-0.95), and Lindheimer senna (-0.99) indicated avoidance.
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.
Yet, every time I drive by, I can still picture the bluestem grass waving in the breeze, Louise meeting us at the gate to convince us to haul one more load, and Steve eating that pound of bacon and dozen eggs in one sitting.