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Andropogon glomeratus var. scabriglumis

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Botanical Name: Andropogon glomeratus var. scabriglumis
Common Name: Bushy Bluestem

A nice ornamental grass for moist areas. Looks good in masses and mixed with perennials.

Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Grass
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 2-3' W
Growth Habit: Bunch grass
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Fall/Winter
Flower Color: Seedhead
Distribution: Transverse Ranges, Mojave Desert; naturalized in No. Coast, Outer No. Coast Ranges, no. San Francisco Bay, High Sierra Nevada, Sacramento Valley, So. Coast
Natural Habitat: Moist, open, disturbed areas, seeps. Elevation: 1800'


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