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Andropogon gerardii
Big Bluestem; Tall Bluestem; Turkeyfoot

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DERIVATION
Andropogon - Man (male, husband, bearded)
gerardii - for Jean Gerard, Madagascan guide who found Voanioala gerardii
FAMILY Poaceae (Grass Family)  Other Plants in the Grass Family
HABIT Grass/sedge | Rhizomatous
GROWTH FORM Clump-forming
RANGE Canada to Eastern and Central North America
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS Purple (Reddish)
STEM COLOR Green
HARDINESS USDA Zone 4 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
COMMON NAME(S) Big Bluestem | Tall Bluestem | Turkeyfoot
Location Map for Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem; Tall Bluestem; Turkeyfoot) - 5 Map Locations Found
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Individual Locations for Andropogon gerardii: More Locations
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Accession
Number
Year Location
No
Map
833079*1 1983 Plains Garden
833079*10 1983 Chatfield Sinnamon Visitor Center
No
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833079*11 1983 Non
Public
833079*2 1983 Plains Garden
833079*3 1983 Plains Garden
No
Map
833079*8 1983 Plains Garden
833079*9 1983 Chatfield Sinnamon Visitor Center
No
Map
931292*1 1993 Non
Public
No
Map
931292*2 1993 Non
Public
951840*1 1995 Chatfield Entrance
No
Map
062142*5 2006 Ornamental Grass Bed

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Andropogon gerardii has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Flowering by Week 1 to 52
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