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giant reed
Phragmites australis
Phragmites australis
giant reed Grass Family
Phragmites australis Poaceae
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common names
  giant reed
  common reed
accepted scientific name
  Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
rules for finding collection records
  Phragmites australis (13533)
  Phragmites communis (577)
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

Plant Showiness (27%)
base map where plant found
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Riparian
Wetland
Disturbed
Native Plant Status
Invasive in some regions. Both Native and Not Native varieties.