Taxon profile


Purple Bluestem
Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  genus Andropogon - bluestem

Scientific synonyms

Andropogon virginicus var. glaucopsis (Ell.) A.S. Hitchc.
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis (Ell.) C. Mohr
Andropogon glaucopsis (Elliott) Steud.

Other names

= Bushy Bluestem


Andropogon glomeratus - Purple Bluestem

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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