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.  Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan   Native alternatives (Pennsylvania) (.pdf).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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