Phragmites communis

Definitions of Phragmites communis
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n tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts

Synonyms:
carrizo, common reed, ditch reed
Type of:
reed
tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

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