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Panicum virgatum

Family:Poaceae
Species:Panicum virgatum L.
Common Name:switch grass
Habitat:River and ice scour shores, river banks, exposed gravel bars in rivers, Great Lakes and maritime dunes, upper edges of salt and brackish marshes, roadsides, disturbed dry-mesic soils, and occasionally fields. This species is occasionally planted for conservation efforts.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Graminoid
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S5 (State Rank), G5T5 (Global Rank), CoC: 4
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

SupraordinalMonocots
Order Poales
FamilyPoaceae
Genus Panicum
Species Panicum virgatum L. - switch grass

Citation

Citation Panicum virgatum L.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Bronx1969 BKL – BKL00079046
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1966 BKL – BKL00079063
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1971 BKL – BKL00079045
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1901 BKL – BKL00079062
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1962 BKL – BKL00079064
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1965 BKL – BKL00079047
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Chautauqua  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Columbia  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Delaware  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Erie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Genesee  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Kings1992 BKL – BKL00084827
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1889 BKL – BKL00079059
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1986 BKL – BKL00079041
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1869 BKL – BKL00079058
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1869 BKL – BKL00079061
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1989 BKL – BKL00027105
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL – BKL00079044
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1993 BKL – BKL00087677
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1883 BKL – BKL00079109
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1993 BKL – BKL00087678
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1992 BKL – BKL00087681
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Nassau1879 BKL – BKL00079053
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Nassau1899 BKL – BKL00079033
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1918 BKL – BKL00079038
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1921 BKL – BKL00079037
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1920 BKL – BKL00079034
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1886 BKL – BKL00079057
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Onondaga1948 RCFS – accession # 11717
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Onondaga1949 RCFS – accession # 11718
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Onondaga1946 RCFS – accession # 11719
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Onondaga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Orange  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Oswego  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Oswego1920 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
Werier (2017) voucher!; K.M. Wiegand 13366 3/6/2018 - David Werier
Queens  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Queens1935 BKL – BKL00079036
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1996 BKL – BKL00084545
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1993 BKL – BKL00098817
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1892 BKL – BKL00079052
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1994 BKL – BKL00098815
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1907 BKL – BKL00079048
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1996 BKL – BKL00079067
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1883 BKL – BKL00079051
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1903 BKL – BKL00079050
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Richmond1901 BKL – BKL00079043
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Richmond1896 BKL – BKL00079066
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1989 BKL – BKL00079040
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Schenectady  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Schuyler  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
St. Lawrence2001 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
  10/7/2008 - Anne Johnson
Suffolk1991 BKL – BKL00088247
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1929 BKL – BKL00079069
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1960 BKL – BKL00080680
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Suffolk1990 OBPF – Log_num: 11915
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Suffolk1992 BKL – BKL00087679
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1937 BKL – BKL00079107
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1920 BKL – BKL00079035
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL – BKL00011847
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1939 BKL – BKL00079055
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL – BKL00022180
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2006 BKL – BKL00087327
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL – BKL00084222
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL – BKL00079039
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1930 BKL – BKL00079070
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1992 BKL – BKL00079042
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1994 BKL – BKL00011465
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL – BKL00079060
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1915 BKL – BKL00079111
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1890 BKL – BKL00079108
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00079104
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1920 BKL – BKL00079113
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1872 BKL – BKL00079110
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00079112
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1917 BKL – BKL00079101
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1918 BKL – BKL00079103
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. spissum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. virgatum
   
Westchester  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum var. cubense
   
Westchester1896 BKL – BKL00079056
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1896 BKL – BKL00079054
Herbarium Name Used: Panicum virgatum
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Panicum virgatum ssp. cubense Panicum virgatum L. ssp. cubense (Griseb.) Borhidi   
Panicum virgatum var. cubense Panicum virgatum L. var. cubense Griseb.   
Panicum virgatum var. spissum Panicum virgatum L. var. spissum Linder