Definition of bluestem in English:

bluestem

Syllabification: blue·stem
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌstem
 
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noun

A coarse North American prairie grass with bluish leaf sheaths, often cultivated as forage.
  • Genus Andropogon, family Gramineae
More example sentences
  • On the ground are dry-prairie plants, which include wire grass, little bluestem, and Florida paintbrush.
  • In Missouri, some glades do resemble prairies, with plants that include big and little bluestem, Indian grass, Indian paintbrush, prairie larkspur, purple coneflower, and blazing stars.
  • Species identification of archaeological specimens is not secure, but big bluestem and switch grass would have been common constituents of mesic bottomland prairies of the American Bottom.

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