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Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

Observed: 16th July 2003 By: Annie Ellen
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

Family Poaceae. A tall perennial grass up to 15 feet, spreading by seeds and rhizomes to form monodominant colonies up to 100 acres.
Environmentally beneficial in many ways, but needs to be controlled as it easily out-competes other species.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Reed (Phragmites australis) interacts


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Thank you

for your ID. I will retitle this observation.