Schizachyrium scoparium

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
SpeciesSchizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash
Common NameLittle bluestem grass
Growth HabitGrass
Plant Notes**
C value 4
StatusNative, FACU- (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Andropogon flexilis Andropogon flexilis Bosc ex Poir.  
Andropogon halei Andropogon halei  
Andropogon maderensis Andropogon maderensis Swallen  
Andropogon neomexicanus Andropogon neomexicanus  
Andropogon praematurus f. hirtivaginatus Andropogon praematurus f. hirtivaginatus Fernald  
Andropogon praematurus f. praematurus Andropogon praematurus f. praematurus Fernald  
Andropogon preamaturus Andropogon preamaturus Fernald  
Andropogon preamaturus f. hirtivaginatus Andropogon preamaturus f. hirtivaginatus Fernald  
Andropogon purpurascens Andropogon purpurascens Muhl. ex Willd.  
Andropogon scoparius f. calvescens Andropogon scoparius f. calvescens Fernald  
Andropogon scoparius f. scoparius Andropogon scoparius f. scoparius Michx.  
Andropogon scoparius subsp. euscoparius Andropogon scoparius subsp. euscoparius Hack. ex Beal  
Andropogon scoparius subsp. genuinus Andropogon scoparius subsp. genuinus Hack.  
Andropogon scoparius var. flexilis Andropogon scoparius var. flexilis (Bosc ex Poir.) Hack.  
Andropogon scoparius var. genuinus Andropogon scoparius var. genuinus Fernald & Griscom  
Andropogon scoparius var. glaucescens Andropogon scoparius var. glaucescens House  
Andropogon scoparius var. maritimus Andropogon scoparius var. maritimus Hack. ex L.H. Dewey  
Andropogon scoparius var. multirameus Andropogon scoparius var. multirameus Hack. ex Gatt.  
Andropogon scoparius var. scoparius Andropogon scoparius var. scoparius  
Andropogon scoparius var. villosissimus Andropogon scoparius var. villosissimus Kearney  
Pollinia scoparia Pollinia scoparia (Michx.) Spreng.  
Schizachyrium acuminatum Schizachyrium acuminatum  
Schizachyrium praematurum f. hirtivaginatum Schizachyrium praematurum f. hirtivaginatum (Fernald) C.F. Reed  
Schizachyrium scoparium f. calvescens Schizachyrium scoparium f. calvescens (Fernald) C.F. Reed  
Schizachyrium scoparium f. villosissimum Schizachyrium scoparium f. villosissimum (Kearney) C.F. Reed  
Schizachyrium villosissimum Schizachyrium villosissimum (Kearney) Nash  
Sorghum scoparium Sorghum scoparium (Michx.) Kuntze  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Marion

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2006 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
154995 Marion 14 Oct 2006 P.A Scott
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