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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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.
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.
Their stands of native bluestem grass, yellow prairie coneflower, purple prairie clover and other plants are now so bountiful that they can share seed with schools and neighbors who want to establish their own prairies.
After watching him chase a doe around a clover field right at sunrise, I figured the action was over when he followed her out the other end of the field and onto a hillside of 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.