Taxon  Report   6465 
Phragmites australis  (Cav.) Steudel
common reed
Phragmites australis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile).

 

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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phragmites
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phragmites communis ssp. berlandieri
PLANTS: Phragmites phragmites
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phragmites australis var. berlandieri
TJM2: Phragmites berlandieri
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phragmites communis var. berlandieri
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phragmites communis
 Information about  Phragmites australis  from other sources:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHAU7)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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