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Andropogon gerardii L.
big bluestem grass


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Andropogon gerardii L.
Common Name:  
big bluestem grass
Myaamia Name:  
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Whitford, A. C. 1941 Related Info 

Fibers of this species were used by Ohio cave and rock-shelter dwellers for coarsely woven items like rope and moccasins. These fibers were commonly used without preliminary prepration or treatment.

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Occurs in moist or dry open places and prairies throughout the eastern portion of eastern Myaamia lands, eastern Indiana and most of Illinois where tallgrass prairie is found, and throughout western Myaamia lands

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