- Clump forming grass with an upright or vase shaped habit and dense fibrous roots.
- Leaves are medium green and erect.
- Foliage turns a lovely golden orange in fall and winter.
Interesting Notes about Andropogon virginicus:
Provides cover and nesting material for Quail and other birds.
On late winter afternoons, a field of Broom Sedge is quite a spectacle with glowing coppery foliage and silvery hairs that refract the sunlight.
Prospers in sunny sites with disturbed or poor infertile soils.