EPPO Global Database

Panicum virgatum(PANVI)

Last modification: 2002-03-01

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PANVI
  • Preferred name: Panicum virgatum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


WSSA list of weeds in North America

North America, one of the principal species of the original great prairies. Now cultivated for biofuel

Genome sequenced in 2012

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Panicum coloratum Walters

Common names
Name Language
switchgrass English (US)
rutenförmige Hirse German
millet vivace French
panic érigé French
cortadero Spanish
panico vergato Italian
proso rózgowate Polish