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Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas
Swearingen, J., K. Reshetiloff, B. Slattery, and S.
Zwicker. 2002. Plant Invaders of
Giant reed, a native of India, is a tall perennial grass growing to 20 feet or more in height. It is used as an ornamental plant and for erosion control and tolerates a wide variety of conditions, including high salinity. Its vigorous growth displaces native plant species. It spreads vegetatively through rhizomes and root and stem fragments carried by water.
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