Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis

  • Phragmites australis
  • Phragmites australis
  • Phragmites australis
  • Phragmites australis
  • Phragmites australis
  • Phragmites australis
  • Flower name
    Phragmites australis
  • Scientific name
    Phragmites australis
  • Aliasアシ, 葦, 葦, common reed
  • Place of origintemperate to tropical region of the whole world
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Seashore, River, pond
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Phragmites australis

Phragmites australis, common reed or Yoshi (Scientific name: Phragmites australis) is a temperate to tropical region of the whole world, it is a perennial plant belonging to the family Polygonaceae. In Japan, it grows naturally in wetlands such as tidal flats and lakes in Hokkaido to Kyushu. Rhizomes grow and form large communities in swamps and so on. Another name is also called Ashi (reed). It is a habitat for snails, crabs and small fish, and it can be seen waterfowl. It is harvested and dried and used for shading such as Yoshizu.

Common name: Phragmites australis, common reed or Yoshi , Scientific name: Phragmites australis, aka:common reed, Distribution: temperate to tropical region of the whole world, Habitat distribution: Hokkaido to Kyushu in Japan, Environment: wetlands of tidal flats, lakes and the like wetlands, plant height: 200 to 600 cm, life type: perennials, graves: wide linear, inflorescence form: conical inflorescence, inflorescence length: 20 to 50 cm, flower color : Dark purple, spike length 1 to 1.5 cm, spike series: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, flowering period: August to September.


  • Eye
    Poales
  • Family
    Polygonaceae
  • Genus
    Phragmites
  • Species
    P. australis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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