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Phalaris arundinacea L

Phalaris arundinacea L.

Reed canary grass or ribbon grass

Perennial

Elevation: 1290-2745 m

Height: 5-20 dm

Good forage prior to maturity; useful in controlling erosion in wet areas.

Photo by Brady Allred

Photo by Brady Allred

Photo by Brady Allred

Obligate wetland plants