Typical perennial grasses include broomsedges
(Andropogon virginicus and its allies) and locally Muhlenbergia capillaris.
Odum  found the distribution of cotton rats to be associated with broomsedge
(Andropogon virginicus) and the broomsedge
-shrub stage of succession.
Competitive responses of loblolly pine to gradients in loblolly, sweetgum and broomsedge
Even if she worked her unhappiness into the soil; even if she cut down and burned it off with the broomsedge
, it would still spring up again in the place where it had been.
roadsides with moderate-to-dense grassy cover; heavy stands of broomsedge
and weeds associated with scattered stands of woody vegetation) yet still be suitable for this species (Schmidly 1983).
Structure and function of an old-field broomsedge
Although no bucks were sighted, a number of does moved out of the woods and slowly meandered through the lespedeza and broomsedge
and cutgrass (Leersia hexandra); (2) cypress savannas with fine sandy soil underlain by a layer of clay, with a relatively open pond cypress (Taxodium ascendens) canopy and an understory of panic grasses and broomsedge
(Andropogon virginicus); and (3) cypress/gum swamps with thick organic soils and a dense overstory of pond cypress and swamp tupelo (Nyssa biflora) with virtually no understory or midstory vegetation (Kirkman et al.
The vegetation was dominated by broomsedge
bluestem and only a few isolated trees (red cedars) were evident.
32) Other examples: "the colour of the broomsedge
was overrunning the desolate hidden field of her life" (p.
Her obsessive effort to achieve "final obliteration" of the phallic broomsedge
betrays an anxiety that the woman writer's success is always tenuous in the face of ever-threatening phallic intrusion; it is- only, she fears, "[a] few cultivated acres in the midst of an encroaching waste land
As Judy Smith Murr states, Queenborough represents, like the broomsedge
in Barren Ground, sterility and paralysis.