Bluestem grows in the following 47 states:Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
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There are over 100 species.Andropogon (common names: beard grass, bluestem grass, broomsedge) is a widespread genus of plants in the grass family, native to much of Asia, Africa, and the Americas as well as southern Europe and various oceanic islands.
Many species once included in Andropogon are now regarded as better suited to other genera, including Agenium Anadelphia Apluda Arthraxon Bothriochloa Capeochloa Capillipedium Chrysopogon Cymbopogon Dichanthium Diheteropogon Elionurus Elymandra Eragrostis Eulalia Garnotia Gymnopogon Hemarthria Heteropogon Hyparrhenia Hyperthelia Ischaemum Parahyparrhenia Pentameris Polytrias Pseudopogonatherum Pseudosorghum Saccharum Schizachyrium Sorghastrum Sorghum Spodiopogon Themeda Trachypogon
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