sand bluestem


Definition of SAND BLUESTEM

:  a tall rhizomatous North American grass (Andropogon hallii syn. A. gerardii var. paucipilus) that is a dominant grass of the originally tallgrass prairies and is used for forage and as a soil binder — compare bluestem 1

First Known Use of SAND BLUESTEM

circa 1946


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