Also called Phragmites and common reed.  Sources differ as to whether there are other species within its genus, leading some sources to use just the genus name Phragmites, and others to call it a subspecies Phragmites australis subsp. australis.

Part of 🌾︎ grass  family Poaceae in 🌾︎ grass/​rush/​sedge  order Poales.

Due to the above, sources differ on whether Phragmites is native to Eurasia, or is 🌐︎ worldwide.   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in USFS (.pdf) Invasive > in Michigan restricted in Michigan, incl. seeds, fragments and derivatives (.pdf)

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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