Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium (Michaux) Nash var. scoparium    Synonyms: Andropogon scoparius.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Schizachyrium   

Status:

Little Bluestem is found throughout Maryland and is common on the coastal plain (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Little Bluestem is a host plant for Swarthy Skipper, Dusted Skipper, Crossline Skipper, Leonard's Skipper, Indian Skipper, Cobweb Skipper, and a possible host plant for Twin-spot Skipper.

There are 70 records in the project database.

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Little Bluestem in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/20/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Little Bluestem in Caroline Co., Maryland (3/18/2018). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Little Bluestem in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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