Panicum virgatum, 'Shawnee'
Switchgrass, ‘Shawnee’

Rhizomatous, upland warm season bunchgrass; selected by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE for improved livestock palatability, forage production, and biomass in the Northeast and Midwest.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PANVIR05
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Brackish marshes, riverside prairies, open woods, prairies.
Bloom Period: June to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 6.0 – 6.1 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 4.5 – 8.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Midwest: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 259,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $14.40/Lb (PLS)

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