big bluestem


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The predominantly tallgrass Curtis Prairie has many native species, including big bluestem and Indian grass that can grow to heights of 8 feet and turn yellow, red and orange come autumn. Brian E. Clark, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "UW-Madison Arboretum draws hikers, birders and researchers," 11 May 2018

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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