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Panicum virgatum


     Switch Grass







  Fruit Type:  Caryopsis

  Fruiting Period:  Oct

  Flowering Period:  Jul - mid Sep





  Color:  White to tan

  Size:  1 x 3 mm

  Shape:  Elongated ovoid with sharply pointed apex

  Surface Features:  Smooth and glossy; elongated central zone

  Scarification:  Not required

  Stratification:  30 days



  Cotyledon:  Not above ground

  Stems:  Tillers round

  Leaves:  Simple, linear, entire margins, coarse hairs

  Other:  No ligule when young