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 present study focuses on the combustion behavior of the selected agricultural (Reed Canary grass, timothy hay and switchgrass) residues and their blends with woody biomass (pine and spruce).
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.).
Bieb.) Cavara & Grande, uncommon), Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb., uncommon), Winged Euonymus (Euonymus alatus (Thunb.) Siebold, rare), Border Privet (Ligustrum obtusifolium Siebold & Zucc., uncommon), Common Privet (Ligustrum vulgare L., uncommon), Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica Thunb., uncommon), Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder, uncommon), Honeysuckle (Lonicera L., uncommon), Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea L., locally common/abundant), Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora Thunb., uncommon) and Common Periwinkle (Vinca minor L., locally common/ abundant).
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.
"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.