Broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus) in the Bluestem Grasses Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Aggressive when established
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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