Wednesday Weed: Bushy bluestem?

Bushy bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus) is a common native bunchgrass of moist or somewhat moist sunny places. ¬†Also known as broom sedge (a definite misnomer) and bushy beardgrass, this somewhat weedy grass often goes unnoticed until late summer when it is…

Signs of the End of Summer at PINWR

On our visit to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR) on 8-28-2016, we saw some floral signs of the end of summer ... Chalky bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus), pictured above with a cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) in the background, was beginning…