Thursday, November 26, 2009

Elliott's bluestem (Andropogon gyrans Ashe) identified by Theo Witsell to the northwest of Pinnacle Prairie

Elliott's bluestem Andropogon gyrans Ashe var. gyrans

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Andropogon gyrans Ashe
Elliott's bluestem

Symbol: ANGY2
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status:
L48 N

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Andropogon gyrans Ashe

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Andropogon gyrans Ashe

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Related Taxa:
Andropogon gyrans Ashe

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Andropogon gyrans var. gyrans
Elliott's bluestem

Andropogon gyrans var. stenophyllus
Elliott's bluestem
Native Introduced

Andropogon gyrans Ashe

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae – Grass family
Genus Andropogon L. – bluestem
Species Andropogon gyrans Ashe – Elliott's bluestem

Wetland Indicator Status:
Andropogon gyrans Ashe
Andropogon perangustatus [= ANGYS ]:
Nat. Ind. Reg. 1 Reg. 2 Reg. 3 Reg. 4 Reg. 5 Reg. 6 Reg. 7 Reg. 8 Reg. 9 Reg. 0 Reg. A Reg. C Reg. H
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Wildlife Habitat Values:
Andropogon gyrans Ashe

Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Source Large Mammals Food Large Mammals Cover Small Mammals Food Small Mammals Cover Water Birds Food Water Birds Cover Terrestrial Birds Food Terrestrial Birds Cover
Miller Minor Low Minor Moderate
Wildlife Habitat Values
Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.
More Accounts and Images:
Andropogon gyrans Ashe
View species account , photographs , and distribution from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.
View species account , distribution map , and illustration from the Grass Manual on the Web.
View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).
View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 182527.
View photographs and distribution from University of Tennessee Herbarium.

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