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Plant Image Gallery: Bluestem,Plains

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Common Name(s): Plains Bluestem, Bluestem,Plains, Old World Bluestem
Species: Bothriochloa ischaemum
Family: Poaceae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Longevity: Perennial
Season: Warm
Origin: Introduced
Height: 30 - 50 cm
Flowers: July - November
Description: Has a high production potential under proper management. It is typically planted in heavier textured soils as a livestock forage and for hay. It is of little value to most wildlife species and sometimes invasive in native grasslands.
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