Monographs Details: Andropogon virginicus L. var. virginicus
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Variety Description - Lvs seldom over 3 dm; stem-sheaths glabrous; infl slender, elongate, simple or racemosely branched, the branches when present rarely surpassing the third node above their base; uppermost nodes mostly glabrous; fertile spikelets avg 3.6 mm; sterile spikelet very seldom developed; dry soil of fields and open woods; Mass. to s. Ont., O., Mo., and Kans., s. to Fla. and Tex.