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Big Bluestem

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Big Bluestem Clump
Big Bluestem Clump
Big Bluestem Crown
Big Bluestem Forage
Big Bluestem Leaf Base
This big bluestem leaf collar has lots of fiberous hairs.
Big bluestem leaves have lots of fiberous hairs.
Big Bluestem Plants
Big bluestem seedheads are thin and purple in color.
Big bluestem seedheads are thin and purple in color.
Big bluestem stem bases have tiny fiberous hairs.
Big bluestem stem bases have tiny fiberous hairs.
Big Bluestem Stems
Big Bluestem Leaf Base Hair
Big bluestem stem bases have tiny fiberous hairs.
Big Bluestem Field
Big bluestem seedheads are thin and purple in color.
Big Bluestem Seedhead
Big Bluestem Seedhead
Big Bluestem Field
Big Bluestem Field
Big Bluestem Field
Big Bluestem Forage
Big Bluestem Forage
Big Bluestem Forage
Big Bluestem Forage
Big Bluestem Patch
Big Bluestem Patch
Big Bluestem Patch

About Big Bluestem

  • Warm-season perennial grass.
  • Adapted statewide to well-drained soils.
  • Very productive but does not tolerate overgrazing.
  • Used for hay, grazing, and wildlife cover.