Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Once the dominant species of the North American tallgrass prairie, this warm-season grass is noted for the open, airy appearance of its seed heads and the multi-season interest of its foliage. In addition to its use as an ornamental, Switchgrass is also utilized for soil conservation and as a biomass crop.
Print Version: Panicum virgatum, Switchgrass
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