big bluestem
noun Date: 1894 bluestem 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Big Bluestem — Taxobox name = Big Bluestem image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Cyperales familia = Poaceae genus = Andropogon species = A. gerardii binomial = Andropogon gerardii binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • big bluestem — aukštasis barzdotis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Andropogon gerardii), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Centrinėje Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Andropogon gerardii angl. big bluestem; turkeyfoot pranc …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • big bluestem — noun Andropogon gerardii, a tall bunchgrass native to the North American prairies. See Also: little bluestem …   Wiktionary

  • big bluestem — noun : bluestem 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bluestem grass — Bluestem can refer to various grasses: * Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) * Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) and other species of the genus Andropogon * Cane bluestem and Caucasian bluestem of the Bothriochloa genus …   Wikipedia

  • bluestem — noun Date: circa 1852 1. a tall North American grass (Andropogon gerardii syn. A. furcatus) that has smooth bluish leaf sheaths and slender spikes borne in pairs or clusters, is a dominant grass of the originally tallgrass prairies, and is used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bluestem — /blooh stem /, n. 1. any of several prairie grasses of the genus Andropogon, having bluish leaf sheaths, now grown in the western U.S. for forage. 2. See dwarf palmetto. [1850 55, Amer.; BLUE + STEM1] * * * ▪ plant also called  beard grass   any… …   Universalium

  • bluestem — noun Any of various grasses, including little bluestem and big bluestem …   Wiktionary

  • Little bluestem — Taxobox name = Little Bluestem image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Schizachyrium species = S. scoparium binomial = Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem (… …   Wikipedia

  • little bluestem — noun A grass, Schizachyrium scoparium, native to North America. See Also: big bluestem …   Wiktionary

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