EPPO Global Database

Andropogon virginicus(ANOVI)

Last modification: 2004-05-01

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ANOVI
  • Preferred name: Andropogon virginicus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (southeastern) to northern South America. Introduced as an invasive weed into various  countries (Australia, Japan).

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Anatherum virginicum Sprengel
Andropogon dissitiflorus Michaux

Common names
Name Language
beardgrass English
broom sedge English
broom-sedge bluestem English (US)
whiskey grass English
メリケンカルカヤ Japanese
meriken-karukaya Japanese
бородач виргинский Russian