Miscanthus (image) University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Miscanthus is a perennial grass being investigated at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign as a cellulosic bioenergy feedstock, pictured here beside switchgrass, a native prairie grass. Credit Eric Anderson, University of Illinois Usage Restrictions For use with University of Illinois press releases. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.