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Switchgrass

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Switchgrass Plant
Switchgrass Seedhead
Switchgrass Seedhead
Switchgrass Seedhead
Switchgrass head partially open.
Switchgrass leaf base has tiny hairs growing on the inside of it.
Switchgrass leaf base has tiny hairs growing on the inside of it.
Switchgrass leaf base has tiny hairs growing on the inside of it.
Switchgrass leaf base has tiny hairs growing on the inside of it.
Switchgrass leaf base has tiny hairs growing on the inside of it.
Switchgrass Mature
Switchgrass Seedhead
Switchgrass Seedhead
Switchgrass Split Sheath
Switchgrass leaf collar grows tiny fiberous hairs on the edges.

About Switchgrass

  • Native warm-season perennial grass.
  • Adapted statewide to well-drained soils but tolerates somewhat poorly drained sites.
  • Very productive but does not tolerate overgrazing.
  • Used for hay, grazing, and wildlife cover.