Taxon  Report   10658    
Phragmites australis  (Cav.) Steud.  ssp. americanus  Saltonstall, P. M. Peterson, & Soreng  
(no longer an active name)
no common name found
Phragmites australis ssp. americanus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phragmites
Parent: Phragmites australis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phragmites americanus
NOTE: Phragmites australis ssp. americanus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Phragmites australis ssp. americanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).