Panicum virgatum, '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
Biomass, Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 259,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 6 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine