Calflora
Taxon  Report   6417    
Phalaris arundinacea  L.
Reed canarygrass
Phalaris arundinacea, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Phalaris
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phalaris arundinacea var. picta
PLANTS: Phalaroides arundinacea var. picta
PLANTS: Phalaroides arundinacea
More information about  Phalaris arundinacea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHAR3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2019).