Andropogon glomeratus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusAndropogon
SpeciesAndropogon glomeratus (Walt.) B.S.P.
Common Namebushy bluestem
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 4.9
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Anatherum macrourum Anatherum macrourum (Michx.) Griseb.
Andropogon corymbosus Andropogon corymbosus (Chapm. ex Hack.) Nash
Andropogon corymbosus var. abbreviatus Andropogon corymbosus var. abbreviatus (Hack.) Nash
Andropogon densus Andropogon densus Desv. ex Ham.
Andropogon glomeratus subsp. reinoldii Andropogon glomeratus subsp. reinoldii (León) Catasús
Andropogon glomeratus var. abbreviatus Andropogon glomeratus var. abbreviatus (Hack.) Scribn.
Andropogon glomeratus var. corymbosus Andropogon glomeratus var. corymbosus (Chapm. ex Hack.) Scribn.
Andropogon glomeratus var. tenuispatheus Andropogon glomeratus var. tenuispatheus
Andropogon macrourum Andropogon macrourum Michx.
Andropogon macrourum var. abbreviatus Andropogon macrourum var. abbreviatus Hack.
Andropogon macrourum var. corymbosus Andropogon macrourum var. corymbosus Chapm. ex Hack.
Andropogon macrourum var. genuinus Andropogon macrourum var. genuinus Hack.
Andropogon macrourus Andropogon macrourus
Andropogon macrourus var. abbreviatus Andropogon macrourus var. abbreviatus Hack.
Andropogon macrourus var. corymbosus Andropogon macrourus var. corymbosus
Andropogon macrourus var. pumilus Andropogon macrourus var. pumilus
Andropogon reinoldii Andropogon reinoldii León
Andropogon spathaceus Andropogon spathaceus Trin.
Andropogon virginicus var. tenuispatheus Andropogon virginicus var. tenuispatheus
Sorghum glomeratum Sorghum glomeratum (Walter) Kuntze

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: McCreary (KY), Montgomery (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Lewis (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MDKY, UOS, APSC, BEREA, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1985 - 1999

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MDKY00004009 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Andropogon glomeratus
MDKY00004010 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016037 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016047 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016036 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016057 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016039 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016030 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016051 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016358 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016054 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0186671 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016063 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016062 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016053 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
BEREA005375 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Andropogon glomeratus
BEREA023538 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Andropogon glomeratus
MDKY00004011 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016052 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016357 Kentucky
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016042 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016058 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016048 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016055 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016032 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016056 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016031 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016041 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016061 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016060 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016034 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016038 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016059 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016033 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016049 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016035 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016046 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT006259 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT006260 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT001634 Marion Tennessee John Beck
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0034834 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0112777 McNairy Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0034832 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0034833 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0091497 Montgomery Kentucky
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016029 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016043 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016050 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016045 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016040 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0016044 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT006261 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0116936 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0068493 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0062654 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0116937 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0050813 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0116935 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
TENN-V-0243686 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT039767 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
UOS07577 Coffee Tennessee 15 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Andropogon glomeratus
APSC0098236 Montgomery Kentucky
APSC
Andropogon glomeratus
UCHT036267 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Andropogon glomeratus
UOS07578 Franklin Tennessee 22 Oct 1999 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Andropogon glomeratus
UOS07576 Franklin Tennessee 14 Oct 1985 Richard K. Clements
UOS
Andropogon glomeratus
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