Andropogon scoparius

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Noun1.Andropogon scoparius - handsome hardy North American grass with foliage turning pale bronze in autumnAndropogon scoparius - handsome hardy North American grass with foliage turning pale bronze in autumn
broom grass - any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon; used in broom making
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Roos and Quinn (1977) found that early successional field population of Andropogon scoparius had a higher reproductive effort and a shorter developmental time (as indicated by dates of first anthesis) than populations of older successional field.
The mosaic system is a mixture of short-grass prairie on the more xeric, upland or south facing slopes and can be dominated by Bouteloua gracilis, Bouteloua hirsuta, Andropogon scoparius, Carex filifolia, and Buchloe dactyloides (Kaul and Rolfsmeier 1993).
Those species that were seeded frequently, yet present infrequently ("ineffectively seeded") includes a mixture of eight native grasses and forbs: Andropogon scoparius, Achillea millefolium, Agropyron riparium, Agropyron caninum, Ratibida columnifera, Bouteloua graeilis, Sporobulus eryptandrus, and Festuca ovina.
Ecotypic variation in Andropogon scoparius and Bouteloua gracilis.
On 6-7 July 1990 seeds mixed with damp sand were broadcast in each 9 x 9 m plot from one of 60 individually measured and weighed bags of six grasses (Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) Malte, Andropogon gerardi Vitman, Andropogon scoparius Michx.
prairie herb Andropogon gerardi Vitman prairie herb Andropogon scoparius Michx.
Arsenic tolerance in a population of the grass Andropogon scoparius Mich.
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.
Variation in flowering behavior within populations of Andropogon scoparius.