Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus

Synonyms: Andropogon virginicus var. abbreviatus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 664.

Plants oblong to pyramidal in the upper portion. Culms 60-160 cm; internodes not glaucous. Sheaths (2)2.5-3.4(4.7) mm wide, scabrous; ligules sometimes ciliate, cilia to 0.3 mm; blades green, usually scabrous. Subtending sheaths of inflorescence units usually 2.5-3.4 mm wide; peduncles (4)11-35(60) mm; rames usually 2.1-2.9 cm, exerted. Keels of lower glumes usually smooth below midlength, scabrous distally; anthers eventually deciduous.


Md., N.J., Mass., Miss., La., W.Va., Pa., Del., Pacific Islands (Hawaii), N.C., N.Y., R.I., S.C., Ala., D.C., Tenn., Va., Ark., Ill., Ga., Ky., Fla., Ohio


Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus grows in bogs, swamps, savannahs, flatwoods, and ditches of the southeastern United States.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Christopher S. Campbell +
(Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. +
Md. +, N.J. +, Mass. +, Miss. +, La. +, W.Va. +, Pa. +, Del. +, Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +, N.C. +, N.Y. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Ala. +, D.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +, Ark. +, Ill. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, Fla. +  and Ohio +
Andropogon virginicus var. abbreviatus +
Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus +
Andropogon glomeratus +
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