VELVET PANICUM

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VELVET PANICUM suitable for counties:
FLORIDA: Bay, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Nassau, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
DELAWARE: New Castle, Sussex
ILLINOIS: Johnson, Pope, Williamson
GEORGIA: Barrow, Bartow, Berrien, Chatham, Cherokee, Clarke, Cook, Douglas, Early, Elbert, Floyd, Fulton, Greene, Harris, Lanier, Lincoln, McIntosh, Morgan, Oglethorpe, Richmond, Spalding, Tift, Toombs, Walton, Warren, Wheeler
KANSAS: Cherokee, Douglas, Montgomery
INDIANA: All counties
LOUISIANA: Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, La Salle, Lincoln, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Bath, Calloway, Edmonson, Fayette, Floyd, Fulton, Graves, Hardin, Hickman, Laurel, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McCreary, Pulaski, Trigg, Whitley
MARYLAND: All counties
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Dukes
MISSOURI: Barton, Boone, Butler, Carter, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dent, Dunklin, Henry, Howell, Jasper, Lawrence, Mississippi, Newton, Phelps, Ripley, St. Clair, Texas, Vernon, Wayne
MICHIGAN: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Burke, Cabarrus, Carteret, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hyde, Iredell, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Washington, Wayne, Wilson, Yadkin
MISSISSIPPI: Alcorn, Amite, Attala, Benton, Calhoun, Clarke, Copiah, Covington, Franklin, George, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Itawamba, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Leflore, Lincoln, Madison, Marshall, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Pike, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Tallahatchie, Tippah, Tishomingo, Wayne, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha, Yazoo
NEW YORK: Bronx, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Salem
PENNSYLVANIA: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Northampton, Philadelphia
OKLAHOMA: Cleveland, Oklahoma, Osage
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Dillon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, Williamsburg
RHODE ISLAND: Newport
TEXAS: Anderson, Angelina, Austin, Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Cass, Chambers, Cherokee, Fayette, Freestone, Galveston, Gonzales, Gregg, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Houston, Hunt, Jasper, Jefferson, La Salle, Lavaca, Leon, Madison, Marion, Matagorda, Milam, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, Waller, Wood
TENNESSEE: Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carroll, Chester, Coffee, Cumberland, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henry, Lawrence, Loudon, Madison, McNairy, Meigs, Montgomery, Polk, Putnam, Roane, Scott, Shelby, Stewart, Van Buren, Warren, White
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Arlington, Augusta, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Frederick, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Louisa, Lunenburg, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Nelson, New Kent, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Rappahannock, Richmond, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Westmoreland, York
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Benton, Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Dallas, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Hempstead, Howard, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Logan, Lonoke, Miller, Monroe, Nevada, Phillips, Poinsett, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Scott, Sebastian, St. Francis, Union, Washington, White, Yell
ALABAMA: All counties
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
CONNECTICUT: All counties

Velvet panicum belongs to family of poaceae plants, its species name is scoparium. This plant grows actively in summer. Velvet panicum has gray-green foliage and bears green colored flowers. Velvet panicum booms in summer.The plant grows in erect form. Velvet panicum is a fast growing plant, a mature Velvet panicum can grow up to 4.3 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Summer Flower Color : Green
Foliage Color : Gray-Green Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 4.3
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Summer
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Summer Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : No Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : No Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 380000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Medium Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : Slow
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Green
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Yellow
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Bunch
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 4.3 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Short
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.5 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : 55 Precipitation (Maximum) : 55
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 6 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. Image scanned by Forestry Images.
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James H. Miller. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. Image scanned by Forestry Images.
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USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 159. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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