Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Phragmites
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
australis
NOTES

A tall, robust, perennial reed with long rhizomes. The leaf sheath is left behind when the blade falls. The ligule is long and tapering with long fringing hairs.


AUTHORITY
(Cav.) Steud.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Reed
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Large droopy heads of greenish-brown spikelets
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Common reed
Reed
Habitat
NOTES: Common in marshy areas next to the river. There is a big stand on the island
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Months
March
April
All year
Synonyms for Species
Phragmites communis



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