Panicum Virgatum, or more commonly know as Switchgrass, is a graminoid with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Panicum. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is summer, blooms during mid summer and is intolerant of shade. Panicum Virgatum or Switchgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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