Panicum virgatum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPanicum
Species:Panicum virgatum
Common Name
Growth Habit**
Plant Notes**
Characteristics
C value
Status
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Eatonia purpurascens Eatonia purpurascens Raf.
Milium virgatum Milium virgatum (L.) Lunell
Milium virgatum var. elongatum Milium virgatum var. elongatum (Vasey) Lunell
Panicum buchingeri Panicum buchingeri E. Fourn.
Panicum ichnanthoides Panicum ichnanthoides
Panicum kunthii Panicum kunthii E. Fourn.
Panicum pruinosum Panicum pruinosum
Panicum virgatum subsp. cubense Panicum virgatum subsp. cubense (Griseb.) Borhidi
Panicum virgatum var. breviramosum Panicum virgatum var. breviramosum
Panicum virgatum var. confertum Panicum virgatum var. confertum Vasey
Panicum virgatum var. diffusum Panicum virgatum var. diffusum Vasey
Panicum virgatum var. elongatum Panicum virgatum var. elongatum Vasey
Panicum virgatum var. glaucephyllum Panicum virgatum var. glaucephyllum Cassidy
Panicum virgatum var. scorteum Panicum virgatum var. scorteum Linder
Panicum virgatum var. thyrsiforme Panicum virgatum var. thyrsiforme

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Bell (KY), Bracken (KY), Clinton (KY), Fleming (KY), Fulton (KY), Greenup (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Trigg (KY), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MEM, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA006768 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006773 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006767 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006772 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006775 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
31234100142643 Lyon Kentucky 28 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4389
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142726 Coffee Tennessee 22 Sep 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6708
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142627 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jul 1981 Ralph L. Thompson
709
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142650 Madison Kentucky 31 Aug 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-944
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142585 Bell Kentucky 22 Aug 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-1957
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142593 Clinton Kentucky 05 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-926
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142619 Fulton Kentucky 21 Jul 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4347
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142668 Marshall Kentucky 08 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3561
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100767134 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2015 Thomas McFadden
174
EKY
Panicum virgatum
ETSU032566 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006774 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006769 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006770 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
BEREA006771 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Panicum virgatum
009442 Hamilton Tennessee
BOON
Panicum virgatum
31234100142676 McCracken Kentucky 28 Aug 1969 Raymond Athey
782
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100767126 Madison Kentucky 30 Jul 2016 Thomas McFadden
264
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142734 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5361
EKY
Panicum virgatum
31234100142601 Fleming Kentucky 01 Aug 2003 Ronald L. Jones
9452
EKY
Panicum virgatum
ETSU003796 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Panicum virgatum
ETSU026494 Hawkins Tennessee 20 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19659
ETSU
Panicum virgatum
HTTU036586 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum virgatum
31973000022951 Lewis Kentucky 17 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
3089
KNK
Panicum virgatum
31973000022949 Greenup Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Thieret, John
53638
KNK
Panicum virgatum
31973000022952 Bracken Kentucky 01 Oct 1983 Buddell, George
2411
KNK
Panicum virgatum
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 20 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Panicum virgatum
HTTU011992 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum virgatum
HTTU035506 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum virgatum
HTTU036593 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Panicum virgatum
31973000022950 Kenton Kentucky 01 Aug 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
234
KNK
Panicum virgatum
MEM007376 Ballard Kentucky 12 Jul 1973 Raymond Athey
2388
MEM
Panicum virgatum
MTSU003634 Coffee Tennessee 18 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Panicum virgatum
UCHT006356 Polk Tennessee 29 Sep 2010 Joey Shaw
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
UCHT002219 Marion Tennessee 07 Sep 1997 Dana Berger
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
UCHT002220 Marion Tennessee 09 Oct 2009 E. Blyveis
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
BRIT267084 Fulton Kentucky
VDB
Panicum virgatum
BRIT267080 Ballard Kentucky
VDB
Panicum virgatum
MTSU003582 Davidson Tennessee 03 Jul 2001 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Panicum virgatum
UCHT043769 Madison Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
UCHT002218 Hamilton Tennessee 21 Jul 2007 S. Huskins
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
UCHT002214 Marion Tennessee 13 Jul 1998 John Beck
2464
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
UCHT038240 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Panicum virgatum
BRIT267081 Lyon Kentucky
VDB
Panicum virgatum
BRIT267082 Fulton Kentucky
VDB
Panicum virgatum
UOS08070 Coffee Tennessee 13 Aug 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Panicum virgatum
TENN-V-0023542 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Panicum virgatum
TENN-V-0023505 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Panicum virgatum
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