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Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea) – Deceptive Invasive Grasses (maxaltamor/123rf.com) This perennial reaches up to nine feet tall, with gradually tapering rough-textured blades. �R[h�h�Y�Y�Vh�Y�Y�X�X2X0�^B/���K�%�x �^B/��xj���#d0� ���A� ��c������������������E��2V��U�*c��\��>�=4�Դ'sQ��%� �V�k�Po�Y�t��q֐�2_E��8g��3_�|=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�=�kxUE��kK �Z��_o����d�nB�ů�����6ϱ�ӧ#�/:w���e�L&F��� 0 �F H�\��j�@��>�,�E1�;w�@HZȢ?4���B3��,����)-TH��9�w䚯��m�F��ƾ�����F�/��f�]��i�f�����S=dy 0000007403 00000 n From May to mid-June, reed canary grass produces small purple or green flowers that eventually turn beige. 0000069956 00000 n 0000013793 00000 n 16 0 obj <> endobj 0000001676 00000 n Once established, reed canary grass forms dense patches that exclude native plants and wildlife. 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In the UK reed canary grass is generally used to … It is a major threat to marshes and natural wetlands because of its hardiness, aggressive nature and rapid growth. �+�"�"t��ᑜ^Ze�Ѣ���������������������2��*���2��*�:e�E�E��P�K�K�K�K�K�K�K�K�K�K�K�˱�C/G77G77G77G77����gz0^�+0���\bLc;}*ӼbR�����LJ�}0 ��N Like most invasive plants, reed canary grass threatens to replace native plants in high quality natural areas, especially wetlands, which in turn reduces critical … endstream endobj 113 0 obj <>/Metadata 13 0 R/Pages 110 0 R/StructTreeRoot 33 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 114 0 obj <>/MediaBox[0 0 612 792]/Parent 110 0 R/Resources<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI]/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 115 0 obj <>stream Natural resource: Invasive reed canary grass aggressively displaces native wetland species and changes the hydrology of natural water systems. Phalaris arundinacea, or reed canary grass, is a tall, perennial bunchgrass that commonly forms extensive single-species stands along the margins of lakes and streams and in wet open areas, with a wide distribution in Europe, Asia, northern Africa and North America. The dense growth characteristic this plant causes a number of problems. Like most invasive plants, reed canary grass is capable of dominating areas where it becomes established, crowding out native vegetation and altering the area's diversity for both plant and animal life. 0000534430 00000 n 0000004507 00000 n Control Methods for Reed Canary Grass Phalaris arundinacea. Noltie HJ, 2000. ����'��]Z���',�c canary grass reed canarygrass This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. LIFE HISTORY AND EFFECTS OF INVASION: Reed canary grass reproduces by seed or creeping rhizomes. 84 0 obj <>stream Reed canary grass is found to date in one approximately 30-acre patch in the eastern part of the refuge, between pools J-1 and G-1. Common names: reed canary grass; Scientific names: P. arundinacea; Phalaroides arundinacea; Ecological threat: It forms dense, persistent monospecific stands in wetlands, moist meadows, and riparian areas that outcompete desirable native plants. Reed canarygrass, Phalaris arundinacea, is a cool-season forage grass species used by Michigan farmers in certain situations.This grass does best in moist, cool climates. It not only offers nesting and cover to Pheasants but also provides wild birds with nesting sites. The Grasses of Bhutan. 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(1.7 m) tall. 0000005432 00000 n 0000518907 00000 n 147 0 obj <>stream (1.9 cm) wide, glabrous and taper gradually. It is not invasive. 16 69 1913. Habitat. The native Reed Canary Grass is Phalaris arundinacea and the invasive Reed Canary Grass is a subspecies, Phalaris arundinacea subsp. The plant produces leaves and flower stalks for 5 to 7 weeks after germination in early spring, then spreads laterally. 0000003618 00000 n Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) as a biological model in the study of plant invasions. 2006. startxref 0000524415 00000 n Effects of genotypes, soil moisture, and competition on the growth of an invasive grass, Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass). 0 ���� Other common names for the plant include gardener's-garters in English, alpiste roseau in French, rohrglanzgras in German, kusa-yoshi in Japanese, caniço-malhado in Portuguese, and hierba cinta and pasto cinto in Spanish. 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