Flowering occurs in mid-summer. The tiny pink to reddish flowers occur on open, airy clusters called panicles. The flowers are wind pollinated.
|Season Bloom||August - November|
|Habitat||Switchgrass is one of the dominant species of the tallgrass prairie, but also grows along roadsides where moisture is present. The rich, yellow-colored clumps last throughout the winter. Seeds eaten by ground-feeding songbirds and game birds; provides cover and nesting material. Larval Host of the Delaware Skipper. Deer Resistant.|
|Leaf Description||The green leaves are about 1/2" wide and 18-24" long. Fall color is golden, fading to beige for winter.|
|Soil Type||All Types|
|Light Source||Partial Shade, Sun|