1. tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use bluestem In A Sentence

  • Extensive "barrens" (i.e. bluestem prairies) were once maintained by fires set by Native Americans on rolling to flat parts of the Interior Plateau (71) and Mississippi Valley Loess Plains (74). Ecoregions of Kentucky (EPA)
  • In microsites with higher light intensity, little bluestem, big bluestem, Indian grass, and panic grass dominated.
  • In soils laid down by ancient seas, blue grama, western wheat grass, and little bluestem thrived where deep tree roots cannot take hold.
  • Other native vegetation is mainly grassland composed of seacoast bluestem, sea-oats, common reed, gulfdune paspalum, and soilbind morning-glory. Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)
  • The preferred overwintering sites of adult chinch bugs are dense clumps of native warm-season bunchgrasses such as little bluestem, big bluestem and switchgrass.
  • Prairie openings contain an array of grasses, including big bluestem, Indian grass, side-oats grama, buffalo grass, and silver bluestem.
  • Warm season perennial grasses, such as Old World bluestem, bermudagrass, or native grasses, are generally not ready for grazing until approximately May 15.
  • In southwestern Missouri, switchgrass and caucasian bluestem (an introduced warm-season perennial) are used by beef producers to supplement the tall fescue.
  • A native prairie of black-eyed Susans, Indian grass, big and little bluestem, ladino clover, and other native grasses quilts the 32 acres of bottomground near the river.
  • The few non-woody species include little bluestem, wintergreen, Virginia tephrosia, wild indigo, tall oatgrass, cowwheat, low frost weed, turkey beard, and bracken fern.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy