Vascular Plants of Wisconsin

Panicum virgatum L.
switch grass
Family: Poaceae

native: yes
type: herbaceous perennial

plant inflorescence spikelet
plant flower head leaf margin

Panicum virgatum is a large grass of prairies and occasionally of other sunny sites. The inflorescence is large and conspicuous. Flowering begins in August and continues into the Fall.

known distribution based on vouchers


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