Reed Canary Grass Season


Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) is an aggressive introduced grass that is often a management concern in wetlands across southern Wisconsin.  Recently it has demonstrated a tolerance for dry, upland soils and is often found growing in waste places, roadside edges, and parking lots.

Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinaceae) in bloom on June 22, 2013.

Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) in bloom on June 22, 2013.

Reed canary grass has for years dominated many of the wetlands surrounding Lake Wingra and elsewhere in Dane County.

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About Steve Glass

The blogger is a restoration ecologist practicing and writing in the Midwestern United States.
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