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Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)

Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)

Type: Native Perennial

Height: 3-6' tall; 2-3' wide

Sun: Full sun to partial shade


Water: medium to wet soil and clay


Clump grass topped with pink-tinged flower panicles that rise over the grass and are a source of food for birds in the winter. Drought and flood tolerant.

  • Photo Credit

    Photo by David J. Stang [CC BY-SA (]\

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