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Phalaris arundinacea (Reed Canarygrass) whole plant/field shot

Phalaris arundinacea
Reed Canarygrass

Used for erosion control and stabilizing waterways; established stands can become invasive; provides livestock forage; a source of food for various birds and cover for wood ducks.

General Product Information:

Item Number: PHAARU01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous grass species.
Habitat: Marshes, alluvial meadows, shores, ditches.
Bloom Period: July to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 2.0 – 6.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.5 – 8.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 538,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 15.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $10.45/lb

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