Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus
Plants oblong to pyramidal in the upper portion. Culms 60-160 cm; internodes not glaucous. Sheaths (2)2.5-3.4(4.7) mm wide, scabrous; ligules sometimes ciliate, cilia to 0.3 mm; blades green, usually scabrous. Subtending sheaths of inflorescence units usually 2.5-3.4 mm wide; peduncles (4)11-35(60) mm; rames usually 2.1-2.9 cm, exerted. Keels of lower glumes usually smooth below midlength, scabrous distally; anthers eventually deciduous.
Md., N.J., Mass., Miss., La., W.Va., Pa., Del., Pacific Islands (Hawaii), N.C., N.Y., R.I., S.C., Ala., D.C., Tenn., Va., Ark., Ill., Ga., Ky., Fla., Ohio
Andropogon glomeratus var. glomeratus grows in bogs, swamps, savannahs, flatwoods, and ditches of the southeastern United States.