Panicum miliaceum, Pennisetum americanum, Pennisetum glaucum, Pennisetum glaucum, Setaria italica.

Order: Poales

Family: Poaceae


The rather loose term Millet usually refers to the following varieties and species.
Panic, Proso or White French Millet (Panicum miliaceum)
Hybrid Pearl, Open Pollinated Pearl, Bulrush, Feedmill, Ingrid, Katherine, Supermill or Tamworth Millet (Pennisetum americanum or glaucum)
Panorama, Dwarf Panicum, Foxtail, German, Italian, Hungarian, Red Panicum or Siberian Millet (Setaria italica)
Canary Grass (Phalaris canariensis) is winter growing and not a true millet.
See individual species for more detailed information.


Red = Panicum miliaceum. Blue = Setaria italica.
Courtesy Australia's Virtual Herbarium.


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