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Andropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype (Splitbeard Bluestem, MO Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Andropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype (Splitbeard Bluestem, MO Ecotype) seed headAndropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype (Splitbeard Bluestem, MO Ecotype) seed

Andropogon ternarius, MO Ecotype
Splitbeard Bluestem, MO Ecotype

A pair of white seedheads makes this decorative species stand out in upland habitats of the southern half of the United States.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ANDTER01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A warm season bunchgrass.
Habitat: Pinelands, sandhills, old fields.
Bloom Period: Late May to early June
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.0 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NO
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Shade
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 216,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre. When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 25.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $50.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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