What does panicum virgatum mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch grass, Panicum virgatum(noun)

    grass of western America used for hay


  1. Panicum virgatum

    Panicum virgatum, commonly known as switchgrass, is a perennial warm season bunchgrass native to North America, where it occurs naturally from 55°N latitude in Canada southwards into the United States and Mexico. Switchgrass is one of the dominant species of the central North American tallgrass prairie and can be found in remnant prairies, in native grass pastures, and naturalized along roadsides. It is used primarily for soil conservation, forage production, game cover, as an ornamental grass, and more recently as a biomass crop for ethanol and butanol, in phytoremediation projects, fiber, electricity, and heat production and for biosequestration of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Other common names for switchgrass include tall panic grass, Wobsqua grass, blackbent, tall prairiegrass, wild redtop, thatchgrass, and Virginia switchgrass.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panicum virgatum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panicum virgatum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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