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Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)

A warm-season native grass typically found in dry-wet prairies. This selection is not produced by The Prairie State Nursery and is not of Illinois Ecotype. Ecotypes may vary from order to order.


  • Acronym: ANDGER-N
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Tan-Gold
  • Bloom Time: August - October
  • Typical Height: 72"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Soil Preference: Mesic
  • Root Structure: Fiberous and Short Rhizome
  • Stratification: None Required
  • Seeds per Ounce: 10,000*


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • Turkey Foot


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

Andropogon gerardii (NON-ILLINOIS ECOTYPE) - Per Ounce

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