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Andropogon virginicus

Broom Sedge

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Andropogon virginicus (Broom Sedge)

An indicator species found on sterile sites or high-acid soils of old fields and pastures. It is occasionally found in prairies. The flattened stem bases are broad and shiny. There are multiple flower clusters at the terminus of each stalk. Provides moderate cover.

Additional Information:


Height
2-3 Feet

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Spread
12-15 Inches

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Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FAC-

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map