Earliest Flowers on Switchgrass

Here are the first flowers on switchgrass in 2014 in Minnesota:
July 15: Rotstrahlbusch; Rehbraun; Shenandoah; and Heavy Metal, shown below.
July 23: Cheyenne Sky; Prairie Fire; Dust Devil; Prairie Sky; Badlands and Hot Rod are all showing flowering tips. No anthesis on any Panicum yet in Minnesota. IMG_7374


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University of Minnesota Professor and Extension Horticulturist
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