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Grasses in the Bothriochloa genus (Beard Grasses) are closely related to grasses in the Andropogon genus (Bluestem Grasses) and Erianthus genus (Plume Grasses). At one time, Old World Bluestem was classified as Andropogon ischaemum. This grass has other common names that vary with its cultivar and geographic location, among them


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