Grass Family (Poaceae : Andropogoneae)
Latin Name: Andropogon hallii
Value: Wildlife – poor
Livestock – good
Sand bluestem is considered a major grass of the “True Tall-grass Prairies”, it is a robust grass growing 3-6.5 ft. tall. Growth cycle is 3-4 months, numerous leaves are produced in late spring, tillers, and some rhizomes.