EPPO Global Database

Panicum virgatum(PANVI)

Code created in: 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

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