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- n. Plural form of bluestem.
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With nothing else to do, the rancher led Big Carl back into the cattle truck and drove him home to the slanting sunflower field beside One Hundred Mile Creek, where the bull spent the following year idly grazing on bluestems and watching gently flowing waters pass between the limestone bluffs and press on down to the mighty Pequot River.
Those meadows of moderate moisture could be colorful, too, with many flowering plants intermixed with the grassy ground cover of wild oats, foxtail barley, and, particularly on slopes and uplands, little bluestems.
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Also in the northeast, over loamy Alfisols, were grass communities dominated by Silveanus dropseed, Mead’s sedge, bluestems, and long-spike tridens.