Andropogon glomeratus (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. var. glomeratus

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Repository: NCU
Family: Poaceae
Common Name: Bushy Bluestem
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 08-582
Other Collectors: James E. Padgett
Date: 2008-07-15T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Near
Latitude: 36.488642
Longitude: -81.144058
Elevation: 901 meters


Alleghany County: Gap Civil Township, Sparta. Located along NC 18 S, at Sparta Bog (a.k.a . Thompson Bog), at the jct. of NC 18 and Tayson Rd. (SR 1173). This rare bog is apparently fed by a small unnamed tributary that flows into Little River. Growing in the center of the bog, in partially inudated and Sphagnum covered soils (on the west side of NC 18). Occasional, native perennial graminoid.


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Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

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