Panicum virgatum, Switchgrass, Native Grass


Panicum virgatum, Switchgrass, Native Grass

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Botanic Name (s): Panicum virgatum

Common Name(s): Switchgrass

Mature height :3-6ft

Mature spread:3-6ft

Bloom Time:July-October, foliage is silvery blue, urns reddish in Fall

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun

Soil moisture: Dry Average Moist Wet

Soil Ph:4.5-8

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Native Habitat: Fresh and brackish tidal and non tidal marshes, wet meadows, open woods, praries, dunes

Notes: food for sparrow species, grows in clumps, controls erosion

Erosion Control Flood Tolerant Drought tolerant

High Wildlife Value: Songbirds Game Birds Small Mammals Waterfowl

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Native Grass