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Panicum virgatum L.
SWITCHGRASS
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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta panici @ BPI (3)
Cicadellidae  Graminella oquaka @ UKYL_TCN (90)

Graminella virginiana @ NCSU (4)
Clavicipitaceae  Balansia henningsiana @ BPI (2)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella novemnotata @ I_LB (1)
Dermateaceae  Belonium pullum @ BPI (1)

Mollisia atriella @ BPI (2)
Dothioraceae  Metasphaeria subseriata @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Elsinoe panici @ BPI (3)
Fomitopsidaceae  Sporotrichum peribebuyense @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum graminicola @ BPI (8)

Colletotrichum lineola @ BPI (2)
Glomosporiaceae  Sorosporium syntherismae @ BPI (2)
Helicinidae  Hendersonia panicicola @ BPI (1)

Hendersonia @ 373941B (1); BPI (1); 373941A (1)
Miridae  Gn_orthotylinigp6 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Porpomiris curtulus @ AMNH_PBI (1); AMNH_IZC (24)

Taylorilygus apicalis @ NCSU_ENT (2)

Tytthus piceus @ AMNH_PBI (39)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Euryachora @ BPI (1)

Selenophoma donacis @ BPI (5)

Septoria donacis @ BPI (7)

Septoria sigmoidea @ BPI (3)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Leptosphaeria occidentalis @ BPI (4)
Phyllachoraceae  Phyllachora cornispora @ BPI (1)

Phyllachora graminis @ BPI (5)

Phyllachora panici @ BPI (1)

Phyllachora @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria panici @ BPI (1)

Alternaria @ 880373B (1)

Bipolaris oryzae @ BPI (5)

Bipolaris sorokiniana @ 880373A (1)

Bipolaris zeae @ BPI (1)

Epicoccum @ 880373C (1)

Macrosporium panici @ BPI (2)

Pleospora @ BPI (1)
Polystomellaceae  Dothidella @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia emaculata @ BPI (9)

Puccinia levis @ BPI (1)

Puccinia pammelii @ BPI (8)

Puccinia panici @ BPI (109)

Puccinia @ BPI (1)

Uromyces graminicola @ BPI (129)
Sclerotiniaceae  Botrytis uredinicola @ 412947B (1); 412947A (1); 412951B (1); 412951A (1)
Tilletiaceae  Tilletia maclagani @ BPI (8)

Tilletia majisporia @ BPI (2)

Tilletia pulcherrima @ BPI (19)

Tilletia rotundata @ BPI (6)
Ustilaginaceae  Ustilago longissima @ BPI (6)

Ustilago panici-virgati @ BPI (1)

Ustilago pustulata @ BPI (1)

Ustilago trebouxii @ BPI (1)

Ustilago underwoodii @ BPI (6)
_  Ascochyta missouriensis @ BPI (2)

Cerebella andropogonis @ BPI (1)

Cerebella panici @ BPI (6)

Cerebella paspali @ BPI (2)

Nigrospora sphaerica @ 880373D (1)

Paranthostomella @ BPI (1)

Rhopographus fusariisporus @ BPI (3)

Septogloeum oxysporum @ BPI (1)

Sphacelia @ BPI (1)

Uredo @ 154358B (1); 154358A (1)

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Panicum virgatum L.
switchgrass

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General Information
Symbol: PAVI2
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   N
HI   I
L48   N
Characteristics
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    Native Status:
    lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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    Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

    USDA NRCS. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

    ©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, MO, Saint Louis, Missouri Botanical Garden. October 14, 2002. Usage Requirements .

    Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Australia, New South Wales, Richmond. Usage Requirements .

    ©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

    ©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

    ©James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

    ©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, PA. Usage Requirements .

    ©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, PA. Usage Requirements .

    Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 141. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

    Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

    USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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    Synonyms

    Classification

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    Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
    Kingdom Plantae – Plants
    Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
    Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
    Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
    Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
    Subclass Commelinidae
    Order Cyperales
    Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
    Genus Panicum L. – panicgrass
    Species Panicum virgatum L. – switchgrass

    Subordinate Taxa

    The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Panicum virgatum . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Panicum virgatum</i>
L. var. <i>
spissum</i>
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    Panicum virgatum var. spissum
    switchgrass Distribution of <i>
Panicum virgatum</i>
L. var. <i>
virgatum </i>
    Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
    switchgrass

    Legal Status

    U.S. Weed Information
    Panicum virgatum switchgrass This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
    SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.

    Wetland Status

    Interpreting Wetland Status

    North America
    Arid West FACW
    Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
    Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
    Great Plains FAC
    Midwest FAC
    Northcentral & Northeast FAC
    Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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    Kemper Center for Home Gardening (PAVI2)
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (PAVI2)
    Native Plants Network (PAVI2)
    The Grass Manual on the Web - Treatment (PAVI2)
    The Grass Manual on the Web - Illustration (PAVI2)
    The Grass Manual on the Web - Map (PAVI2)
    USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (PAVI2)
    USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (PAVI2)
    University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (PAVI2)
    University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (PAVI2)
    Related Websites
    AL-Switchgrass as a Biofuel (PAVI2)
    Agronomy Journal-Biomass Production With Switchgrass (PAVI2)
    Canada-Switchgrass as a Biofuel (PAVI2)
    Creating Cellulosic Ethanol (PAVI2)
    Developing Switchgrass as a Bioenergy Crop (PAVI2)
    Europe-Switchgrass As An Alternative Energy Crop (PAVI2)
    European Switchgrass Project (PAVI2)
    FL-Floridata (PAVI2)
    Fire Effects Information System (PAVI2)
    IA-Production Guide for Biomass Fuel (PAVI2)
    IA-Switchgrass Production (Economic Analysis, Soil Suitability, Varietal Performance) (PAVI2)
    KS-Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses (PAVI2)
    MI-Department of Natural Resources (PAVI2)
    ND-Switchgrass Biomass Yields in the Northern Great Plains (PAVI2)
    ND-Switchgrass as a Bioenergy Crop (PAVI2)
    NE-Developing Switchgrass Into a Biomass Fuel Crop (PAVI2)
    NE-Switchgrass for Grazing and Hay (PAVI2)
    OH-Ohio State University Seed Biology (PAVI2)
    OK-Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery (PAVI2)
    OK-Oklahoma Forages (PAVI2)
    Purdue University Center for New Crops & Plants Products (PAVI2)
    TX-Texas Native Plant Database (PAVI2)
    Texas A&M University-Grass Images (PAVI2)
    USEPA-Green Landscaping (PAVI2)
    University of Minnesota Images (PAVI2)
    University of Saskatchewan Plant Guide (PAVI2)
    VA-Planting & Managing Switchgrass (PAVI2)
    WI-Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (Switchgrass for Biomass) (PAVI2)
    WI-Establishment & Management of Switchgrass (PAVI2)

    Wildlife

    Food

    Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
    Miller Moderate Moderate
    Yarrow Low Low

    Cover

    Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
    Miller
    Yarrow Moderate Low

    Sources

    Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.
    Yarrow, G.K., and D.T. Yarrow. 1999. Managing wildlife . Sweet Water Press. Birmingham.

    Description of Values

    Value Class Food Cover
    High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
    Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
    Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
    Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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