Arundo donax

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Synonyms for Arundo donax

large rhizomatous perennial grasses found by riversides and in ditches having jointed stems and large grey-white feathery panicles

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The target reed species common to the central marshes in Iraq are Phragmites australis and Arundo donax.
In the southwestern United States giant reed, Arundo donax, is a nonnative invasive plant that has become widely established in moist places and forms its largest stands along riparian corridors.
Scientific name Common Name Allium vineale L Field garlic, crow garlic Arundo donax L.
In one greenhouse, I saw the giant reed Arundo donax with huge broad green leaves growing in a pot.
The plant will use wheat straw and arundo donax (giant cane) sourced locally as feedstock.
It was just a matter of time before the controversial invasive plant species, Arundo Donax became the subject of a conspiracy depicted in a fictional novel.
Description In the Almadenes and CaEaveros nature reserves of Murcia, biodiversity is seriously threatened by invasive alien species (IAS): Opuntia maxima, Washingtonia filifera, Eucaliptus camadulensis, Roninia pseudoacacia, Phoenix canariensis, Arundo donax among others.
For bordering agriculture fields: Arundo donax (24%), Prosopis farcta (14%), Opuntia ficus indica (8%), Lycium schweinfurthii (2%), Nerium oleander (2%).
Infestations of giant reed, Arundo donax, for example, can rapidly take over rivers and other wetland areas, outcompeting indigenous plants for water and depriving wildlife of natural habitat.
Santa Clarita's effort is part of a regionwide push to cleanse the Santa Clara River of the bamboo-like arundo donax, which grows up to 25 feet high and chokes out beneficial native species.
It slopes away at the rear, so I planted several arundo donax versicolor which reached 8ft.
I have a tremendous fondness for Arundo donax, which grows to a great height and has to be cut down in the autumn.
In its native Spain, Arundo donax, or giant reed, is kept under control by a host of insects.