Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 655.

Rames sparsely villous; internode hairs about as long as, but not obscuring, the sessile spikelets. Lower glumes of sessile spikelets scabrous, often with 2 conspicuous veins between the keels.


Miss., N.J., Ala., Ark., D.C., Del., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Md., Mo., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.


Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius grows in dry, sandy woods, fields, openings, and roadsides of the southeastern United States and Mexico.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Christopher S. Campbell +
Michx. +
Miss. +, N.J. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, D.C. +, Del. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mo. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
Andropogon argenteus +
Andropogon ternarius var. ternarius +
Andropogon ternarius +
variety +