Big Bluestem

Flowers of Big Bluestem Grass

Botanical Name: Andropogon gerardii

Height: about 1.8 m

Season of bloom: August

Growing Conditions: Full sun,

Wildlife benefits: All native grasses contribute many ecological benefits.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: The tallest of the classic tall-grass prairie grasses

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