reed canary grass


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reed canary grass

n.
A tall rhizomatous perennial grass (Phalaris arundinacea) of wetland habitats in northern temperate regions, often forming dense stands.
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Noun1.reed canary grass - perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Phalaris, Phalaris - a genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers
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Work removal party along Water Garden trails removing reed canary grass along the wetland causeways and bridges.
The DNR is implementing a large scale control effort of Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea), Phragmites (Phragmites australis), and Narrow-leaved cattail (Typha angustifolia) from a complex of wetlands on two wildlife areas, three state natural areas a WPA and rush Lake in the Upper Fox River Basin of east central Wisconsin.
In this work, agricultural residues from reed canary grass, timothy hat and swicthgrass were chosen as biomass feedstock since they are available in large quantity in New Brunswick.
This creates a platform to include at least some bioethanol producing plants, such as corn, reed canary grass, cord grass, sorghum, switchgrass, and miscanthus into this FA phytoremediation project.
Influence of harvest time and soil type on fuel quality in reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea L.
The second method is to pretreat wastewater and funnel it to a system that irrigates 640 acres of reed canary grass planted along the Maumee.
Phenology, yield and nutritional value of reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) in dairy farms in the highlands of Costa Rica.
We found that reed canary grass grows well on a variety of marginal or brownfield land types which are not currently being used.
A major management problem within wetlands and streams at JBLM is the spread of reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea).
In recent years, operating as the Wales Biomass Centre, Llysdinam became the leader in the introduction of energy crops to the Welsh environment such as elephant grass, reed canary grass and giant reed.
Reed canary grass Phalaris arundinacea, an aggressive non-native species, was the dominant stream bank vegetation at all sites.