Taxon  Report   732 
Arundo donax  L.
Giant reed

Arundo donax
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Arundo donax
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Arundo donax
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Arundo donax, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Arundo donax
© 2008 John Dittes
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Arundo
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Arundo donax var. versicolor
PLANTS: Arundo versicolor
 More information about  Arundo donax

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Removal (YouTube):  County of San Diego

Global Invasive Species Database:  management information

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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