Andropogon lateralis was the most frequent species in these clumps (74%, 50/68), followed by Schizachyrium
tenerum (35%, 24/68), Sorghastrum setosum (16%, 11/68), Baccharis trimera and Rhynchospora emaciata (each with 15%, 10/68).
In the Chocolocco WMA, its host plants are grasses: little bluestem, Schizachyrium
Sinflorescence in Schizachyrium
Methofurans from Calamintha ashei: Effects on Schizachyrium
scoparium and Lactuca sativa, Phytochemistry.
In his latest book, The American Meadow Garden (Timber Press, 2009; $35), expert John Greenlee recommends these grasses for cool-season color: Andropogon, Japanese blood grass, Miscanthus, Panicum, Schizachyrium
, and Sporobolus.
For example, the CILTI Site Management Plan lists both Schizachyrium
and has been recorded from the grass Schizachyrium
1988, Competition between Schizachyrium
scoparhim and Prosopis glandulosa.
scoparium and Sorghastrum mutans, both C4 grasses, were significant in five tests each.
praecox (K), Saccharum giganteum, Schizachyrium
These alien grasses, such as the beard grass, Schizachyrium
condensatum, now constitute 93 percent of the standing dead biomass in Hawaiian dry forests, D'Antonio says.
and oak-hickory-pine (Pinus echinata) forest, bluestem (Andropogon gerardii, Schizachyrium
scoparium) prairie, and eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) glades (McNab and Avers 1994).