Andropogon furcatus


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Related to Andropogon furcatus: Andropogon scoparius, genus Andropogon
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Noun1.Andropogon furcatus - tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United StatesAndropogon furcatus - tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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This parcel, which is underlain by the Ferris-Heiden complex and Burleson clay soils, supports a variety of grasses including bluestem (Andropogon furcatus), grama grass (Bouteloua sp.), indian grass (Sorghastrum sp.), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) and a few trees (Pringle, 1977, sheet 25).
At the same time with this, or near the end of August, a to me very interesting genus of grasses, Andropogons, or Beard-Grasses, is in its prime: Andropogon furcatus, Forked Beard-Grass, or call it Purple-Fingered Grass; Andropogon scoparius, Purple Wood-Grass; and Andropogon (now called Sorghum) nutans, Indian-Grass.