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''Cortaderia selloana'', commonly known as pampas grass, is a flowering plant native to southern South America, including the pampas after which it is named.

It is a tall grass, growing in dense tussocks that can reach a height of 3 m . The leaves are long and slender, 1–2 m long and 1 cm broad, with very sharp edges. The leaves are usually bluish-green, but can be silvery grey. The flowers are produced in a dense white panicle 20–40 cm long on a 2–3 m tall stem.

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Similar species: Grasses, Bromeliads, Sedges
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Mar 8, 2015. Captured Oct 24, 2014 13:44 in Whitehall, London SW1A, UK.