Panicum virgatum L.
Common Name: SWITCH GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Panicum virgatum inflorescence G. Vaclavek inflorescence

Prairies, dunes, swales, oak savanna, open (often marshy) ground; spreading along roadsides and railroads. Often planted in habitat restorations, prairie gardens, and for wildlife.

Locations

Allegan County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mason County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2176.