common reed

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Related to common reed: Phragmites, Phragmites communis
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Noun1.common reed - tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts
genus Phragmites, Phragmites - reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
reed - tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
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Tenders Are Invited for The service consists in removing kutnerowatej meadowsweet and common reed, threatening bog within the Natura 2000 Niemodlin.
Mudflat - smooth cordgrass - common reed (Phragmites communis) is a dominant vegetation pattern in the northern part of the core zone, whereas mudflat - smooth cordgrass - common seepweed (Suaeda salsa) - common reed is typical in the southern core zone (Sun and Liu, 2011).
The waterlogging of many streets for several weeks after rains has led to extreme growth of the common reed and other vegetation, the best example being Street 42, hindering traffic.
But soon he started using the common reed pen and wooden spatula in his works also.
Toilets on site flush waste into the reed bed where the common reed (Phragmited Australis) is able to transfer oxygen from its leaves down through its stem and out via its root system in a gravel bed.
Common reed (Phragmites australis) as emergent aquatic macrophyte is one common species in aquatic ecosystems which can stable in severe environment of heavy metals [22,12].
Evidence for the input of freshwater comes firstly from the local vegetation, particularly from two species, the common reed Phragmites australis, and the sedge Cyperus laevigatus.
The idea is to create a series of wetland environments along the length of the river, planted with common reed mace and bullrushes.
Stomach contents (n = 14) contained common reed (Phragmites australis), water pennywort (Hydroelyle umbellata), giant reed (Arundo donax), spi kerush (Eleocharis caribaea), bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon), water hyssop (Bacopa monnieri), foxtail (Alopecurus sp).
The purpose of this study was (1) to estimate the eutrophication level of the lake on Paljassaare on the basis of the chemical characteristics of common reed (Phragmites australis) in the phenophase of early flowering of clones and (2) to compare these estimates to the relevant findings for other Estonian waterbodies.
Examples may be found growing in the marshy ground off the Janabiyah Road, on the right, just after the first set of traffic lights as one comes from the Saudi Causeway, intermingled with the Common Reed (Phragmites australis).