A panic grass (Panicum virgatum) native to North America and Central America, used for forage and as a soil stabilizer.
Origin of switchgrassAlteration (influenced by switch) of quitch grass.
(countable and uncountable, plural switchgrasses)
Variant of switch grass
a type of tall panic grass (Panicum virgatum), usually found in the North American prairie and used for fodder or as an ornamental
also written switchgrass