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Crimson Bluestem

Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston

Schizachyrium sanguineum (Crimson Bluestem) is a species of perennial herb in the family True grasses. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Mato Grosso, The Contiguous United States, Tocantins, Pernambuco, Pampa, AmazôNia, Paraná, Puerto Rico, Eastern North America, Distrito Federal, U.S. Virgin Islands, Minas Gerais, Cerrado, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pará, Amapá, Espirito Santo, Roraima, RondôNia, Mata AtlâNtica, Bahia, Caatinga, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Sul, SãO Paulo, GoiáS, and Maranhao. They have simple, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of crimson bluestem. View this species on GBIF