Taxonomy

Phragmites australis | Common Reed | Giolcach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Lake margins, ditches, canals, swamps and marshes

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Thatching

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

It is especially common in alkaline waters and tolerates brackish water. Was most commonly used for thatching. Now used in reed beds for water purification.

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