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Common Reed - Phragmites americanus Phragmites americanus is a wetland grass with a feathery plume at the tip of a tall, leafy stem. Originally, it was classified as a subspecies of Phragmites australis. This photo shows what it looks like when dry/in winter. When young it is purplish:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/83483/common_reed_-_phragmites_americanus.html" title="Common Reed - Phragmites americanus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/83483_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1598486410&Signature=EMWeK0BtbAFVDCz3Ut%2B51qivgKY%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Common Reed - Phragmites americanus Phragmites americanus is a wetland grass with a feathery plume at the tip of a tall, leafy stem.  Originally, it was classified as a subspecies of Phragmites australis. <br />
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Habitat: Pond edge<br />
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Common Reed - Phragmites americanus

Phragmites americanus is a wetland grass with a feathery plume at the tip of a tall, leafy stem. Originally, it was classified as a subspecies of Phragmites australis. This photo shows what it looks like when dry/in winter. When young it is purplish:

Common Reed - Phragmites americanus Phragmites americanus is a wetland grass with a feathery plume at the tip of a tall, leafy stem.  Originally, it was classified as a subspecies of Phragmites australis. <br />
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Habitat: Pond edge<br />
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Habitat: Pond edge

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Phragmites americanus is a large perennial grass found in wetlands in North America.

Similar species: Grasses, Bromeliads, Sedges
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2020. Captured Jan 12, 2020 13:30 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/3.2
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm