Home » Plants » Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash)

Page contents
Little Bluestem


A bunchgrass native across North America, one of the main components of tallgrass prairie but also found widely in other habitats.

Range - Expand

Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Photo gallery

Photo © Mike B, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Photo © Jason Swanson, Public Domain.
Photo © Kathleen Houlahan Chayer, Public Domain.
Photo © Marilynn Miller, CC BY 4.0.