common reed

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Related to common reed: Phragmites, Phragmites communis
  • noun

Synonyms for common reed

tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles

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Reed bed is defined here as wetland vegetation overwhelmingly but not exclusively dominated by common reed.
Considering copper mine as main industrial unit of the area, Cu concentration in water and in sediments and Common reed roots have examined.
Dense stands of native common reed (Phragmites australis) and the introduced giant reed (Arundo donax) were found on the United States side of the river, whereas willow baccharis (Baccharis glutinosa), salt cedar (Tamarix sp.
Today most of the lake area in the centre of the peninsula is covered by reeds in which the clones of common reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.
Cryptic invasion by a non-native genotype of the common reed, Phragmites australis, into North America.
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In recent years, areas of the site have been overrun by an invasive species of common reed called Phragmites australis, which is a problem because its roots can grow very thick and high, preventing tidewater from penetrating the area frequently.
In Finland the average yield of common reed is considered to be 5 t/ha per year (maximum 10-12 t) and the resource is 30 000 t/year, storage would require 3-4% of the produced energy [6].
Additional planting will be provided throughout the reserve, including common reed and yellow iris.
the common reed (Brown 1979), and several Anatolian bitumen sources (Schwartz et al.
Since the reduction of tidal interchange, Sagamore Marsh has changed from an area which consisted predominantly salt marsh and estuarine habitat to an area that is dominated by relatively low-value common reed (Phragmites).
The favored plant for reed beds in the UK is Phragmites australis, which is the common reed.
Non-native types of common reed, which grow in wetlands and other moist sites, have also been proposed as Class "C" noxious weeds.
Phragmites is short for the scientific name of the plant Phragmites australis or common reed that is a very