Taxon  Report   732 
Arundo donax  L.
giant reed
Arundo donax, a monocot, is a perennial herb 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
Arundo donax
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Arundo donax
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Arundo
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Arundo donax var. versicolor
PLANTS: Arundo versicolor
 Information about  Arundo donax  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ARDO4)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Removal (YouTube):  County of San Diego

Global Invasive Species Database:  management information

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2014).

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