Also called Carrizo, Arundo, 🇪🇸 Spanish cane, wild cane and Colorado river reed.

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

Native to the southern 🇪🇺 Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors).   Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦+🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan   Native alternatives (Pennsylvania)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Control and Alternatives (Maryland).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 7 and 8)

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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