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giant reed
Phragmites australis
giant reed Grass Family
Phragmites australis Poaceae
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common name
  giant reed
accepted scientific name
  Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
rules for finding collection records
  Phragmites australis (7222)
  Phragmites communis (561)
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2005-2015 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (100%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Riparian
Wetland
Disturbed
Salt Marsh
Native Plant Status
Invasive in some regions. Both Native and Not Native varieties.
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