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Panicum virgatum, 'Timber'
Switchgrass, ‘Timber’

Rhizomatous, lowland warm season bunchgrass; released by the USDA NRCS, Somerset, NJ, and Rutgers University-Agricultural Experiment Station, New Brunswick, NJ as a Mid-Atlantic biofeedstock/biofuels crop.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PANVIR21
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: Up to 7.0 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: $16.80/Lb (PLS)

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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