Chalky bluestem

Andropogon virginicus -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus

Native to Florida

Chalky bluestem is but one of the 17 or so species and varieties of Andropogon in Florida (Wunderlin, 1998). This one is common nearly throughout Florida. It is found in the coastal states from Virginia to Texas (Kartesz, 1999).

View the herbarium specimen image from the University of Florida Herbarium Digital Imaging Projects.