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Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash

Indian grass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusSorghastrum
SpeciesnutansNodding or drooping, usually the flowers

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Andropogon nutans L.

Sorghastrum avenaceum (Michx.) Nash

 

Sorghastrum nutans description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass)

5/22/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)

Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass)

1/19/2021 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts

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