phragmites definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of perennial reeds of the genus Phragmites inside grass family members, discovered global in marshes and wetlands and achieving stems up to nearly 6 meters (20 feet) long.
    • Any of several perennial reeds, of genus Phragmites, present wetlands.
    • A genus of grasses of the tribe FestuceƦ and subtribe ArundineƦ, distinguished from the relative Arundo by spikelets because of the least expensive rose staminate or sterile.
    • reeds of marshes and riversides in exotic or temperate areas

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