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Panicum virgatum

Panicum virgatum L.

switchgrass

Cultivar(s): Cheyenne Sky, Cloud Nine, Dallas Blues, Haense Herms, Heavy Metal, Northwind, Prairie Sky, Rehbraun, Rotstrahlbusch, Ruby Ribbons, Shenandoah, Thundercloud
Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)
Image ID: 20343
Image by: Peterson, Jennifer
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: PAVI2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panicum virgatum
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2018-09-26

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
1689 Cheyenne Sky View
170 Cloud Nine View
12 Dallas Blues View
901 Haense Herms View
902 Heavy Metal View
13 Northwind View
903 Prairie Sky View
904 Rehbraun View
26 Rotstrahlbusch View
1688 Ruby Ribbons View
14 Shenandoah View
27 Thundercloud View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: PANIC
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Panicum
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Panicgrass
GENUS SUMMARY: (contributed by Richard J. LeBlond)
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Lelong (1986)=Z; Zuloaga & Morrone (1996)=Y; Freckmann & Lelong in FNA (2003a); Haines (2010)=X.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: POACEA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Poaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: (R. Brown) Barnhart 1895 or GRAMINEAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Grass Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 771 genera and 12,074 species, herbs (and some shrubs and trees), cosmopolitan. Tribal classification largely follows FNA (2003a, 2007a), with some changes based on subsequent research, as for instance in the Chloridoideae (Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson 2010a).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a, 2007a)=FNA; Hitchcock and Chase (1950)=HC; Blomquist (1948); Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson (2010a, 2010b). Key to genera adapted in large part from FNA.

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO:
STEMS:
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FLOWERS:
FRUITS:
COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 4-5 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Grass/Grasslike

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION:

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY:
BLOOM TIME: Aug. - Nov.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
x x x x

BLOOM COLOR:
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
x x x

FRUITING PERIOD:

DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE:
NATIVE RANGE: throughout North America

HORTICULTURAL
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Cultural Notes:

SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun
MINIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 4
MAXIMUM HARDINESS ZONE: 9
GERMINATION CODE:
WILDLIFE VALUE: Bird Friendly
DEER RESISTANCE:

GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
3542 1991-0197 View
4814 1994-0011 View
7197 1999-0159 1999-11-10 View
7199 1999-0161 1999-11-10 View
7344 2000-0081 2000-03-14 View
7345 2000-0082 2000-03-14 View
7346 2000-0083 2000-03-14 View
7347 2000-0084 2000-03-14 View
7348 2000-0085 2000-03-14 View
7394 2000-0137 2000-04-05 View
7395 2000-0138 2000-04-05 View
7694 2001-0048 2001-04-25 View
8133 2004-0142 2006-05-19 View
8151 2004-0161 2006-05-19 View
8868 2011-0075 2011-04-28 1879 View
8869 2011-0076 2011-04-28 1880 View
8870 2011-0077 2011-04-28 1881 View
8893 2011-0081 2011-04-28 1903 View
8894 2011-0082 2011-04-28 1904 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
422 SOS 2015-08-04 Heraty View
470 SOS 2015-08-27 Maynard View
478 SOS 2015-09-08 Driskill View
489 SOS 2015-09-09 Driskill View
497 SOS 2015-09-10 Driskill View
499 SOS 2015-09-12 Driskill View
509 SOS 2015-09-21 Maynard View
692 SOS 2016-08-24 Flood View
717 SOS 2016-09-20 Walker View
731 SOS 2016-09-16 Faucette View
732 SOS 2016-09-19 Faucette View
742 SOS 2016-09-21 Faucette View
743 SOS 2016-09-21 Faucette View
744 SOS 2016-09-22 Faucette View
752 SOS 2016-09-28 Dakar View
796 SOS 2016-10-05 Faucette View
798 SOS 2016-10-06 Faucette View
929 SOS 2017-08-29 Faucette View
1879 HORT 2011-03-30 Gocke View
1880 HORT 2011-03-30 Gocke View
1881 HORT 2011-03-30 Gocke View
1903 HORT 2011-05-23 Liloia View
1904 HORT 2011-05-23 Liloia View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
976 8868 41 NCBG staff 2011-04-21 View
977 8869 41 NCBG staff 2011-04-21 View
978 8870 41 NCBG staff 2011-04-21 View
1008 8893 41 Liloia 2011-07-29 View
1009 8894 41 Liloia 2011-07-29 View
5805 3542 64 NCBG staff 1991-07-19 View
7190 4814 123 NCBG staff 2001-01-01 View
7191 4814 143 NCBG staff 2001-01-01 View
7192 4814 140 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
10144 7197 123 NCBG staff 1999-05-01 View
10318 7344 175 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10319 7345 175 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10320 7346 175 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10321 7347 153 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10322 7347 175 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10323 7348 166 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10324 7348 175 NCBG staff 2000-03-08 View
10388 7394 143 NCBG staff 1999-08-01 View
10389 7395 123 NCBG staff 2001-01-01 View
10390 7395 143 NCBG staff 1999-08-01 View
10882 7694 200 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
11387 8133 200 NCBG staff 2003-03-03 View
11405 8151 200 NCBG staff 2003-02-14 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: PAVI2
USDA Common Name: Switchgrass
Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY), CAN (MB, NS, ON, QC, SK)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FAC FAC FAC FAC FACW

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

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Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Poaceae (R. Brown) Barnhart 1895 or GRAMINEAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Grass Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 771 genera and 12,074 species, herbs (and some shrubs and trees), cosmopolitan. Tribal classification largely follows FNA (2003a, 2007a), with some changes based on subsequent research, as for instance in the Chloridoideae (Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson 2010a).
REFERENCE: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a, 2007a)=FNA; Hitchcock and Chase (1950)=HC; Blomquist (1948); Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson (2010a, 2010b). Key to genera adapted in large part from FNA.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Panicum L. (Panicgrass)
SUMMARY: (contributed by Richard J. LeBlond)
REFERENCE: Lelong (1986)=Z; Zuloaga & Morrone (1996)=Y; Freckmann & Lelong in FNA (2003a); Haines (2010)=X.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Panicum virgatum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Panicum virgatum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Panicum virgatum in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Panicum virgatum in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Panicum virgatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Panicum virgatum

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 20343
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 0

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