Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

Observation - Common Reed (Phragmites australis). Description: 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.

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.